Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer (AA-T)
This degree is designed to prepare students for a seamless transition to a California State University. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of Spanish through the study of language, culture and literature and will acquire the abilities to engage in conversation, understand the essential points of a narrative or explanation, read and comprehend literature, write summaries and engage in correspondence.
- Speak, read, write and understand spoken Spanish at a near-native level of fluency.
Transfer & Career Opportunities
This Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Spanish for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include: international business, finance, health care, social services, travel, and interpreting.
|Select one of the following General Education patterns:|
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
|REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES||16|
If students place out of any required course and are not awarded units for that course, they will have to take additional units to compensate for the course/units they placed out of. Approved substitutions include courses in the Restricted Electives and Approved Substitutions below. GE designations for double counting with the following required courses assume students will not place out of any required courses. Double counting will be modified to accommodate students who place out of any course.
|SPAN 001||Beginning Spanish *||4|
|SPAN 002||Elementary Spanish *||4|
|or SPAN 022||SPAN 2 for Spanish Speakers|
|SPAN 003||Intermediate Spanish||4|
|or SPAN 023||Span 3 for Spanish Speakers|
|SPAN 004||Advanced Spanish||4|
Select one of the following courses:
|ENGL 010||Chicano Literature||3|
|HIST 023||Mexican American *||3|
|SPAN 012||Hispanic Literature||3|
As noted above, students who place out of required courses must take additional units to compensate for the course/units placed out of. Approved substitutions include courses in Restricted Electives and the courses listed below.
|ANTH 010||Cultural Anthropology *||3|
|ETHN 003||Mexican-American Studies *||3|
|SOC 001||Introduction to Sociology *||3|
|SOC 010||Sociology of Gender *||3|
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units
The Language Arts Division recommends the additional courses be selected from Restricted Electives or Approved Substitutions above.
Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 6-9 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSU GE).
6 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.