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Associate in Arts Transfer Degree Spanish 19-23 Units

The Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer (AA-T) degree is designed to prepare students to complete the baccalaureate degree in Spanish or similar major upon transferring into the California State University (CSU) system.  The program assists student in seamlessly transferring to a CSU in order to earn a bachelor’s degree in Spanish.  The courses in the AA-T in Spanish are also articulated to allow students to transfer to University of California.  The AA-T in Spanish provides a comprehensive foundation in the Spanish language.  The degree ensures the development of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, examining important contributions to Spanish language literature, new ideas from the Spanish speaking world, and cultivating an openness to new ideas and an informed appreciation of Spanish-speaking cultures. An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required Core Courses (20 units):

5 units SPAN-120 First-Semester Spanish

5 units SPAN-121 Second-Semester Spanish

5 units SPAN-220 Third-Semester Spanish

5 units SPAN-221 Fourth-Semester Spanish

Plus 3 units from List A:

3 units LARAZ-130 Contemporary Chicano/Latino Literature

3 units LARAZ-125 Latin American History

3 units LARAZ-190 Introduction to Chicano(a) and Latino(a) Film

If a student places out of any core course(s) and is not awarded units for that course, the student will need to take additional units from List A (beyond the required 3 units) to compensate for the course/units required to reach at least 19 total units in the major (Title 5 regulations). Course substitutions are made at the discretion of the local college and may or may not be delineated in the local degree.

Associate in Arts Degree Spanish 19-22 Units

An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (10 units):

5 units SPAN-220 Third-Semester Spanish

5 units SPAN-221 Fourth-Semester Spanish

Plus at least 9 units from the following courses:

List A:

5 units SPAN-120 First-Semester Spanish

Or both

3 units SPAN-110 Conversational Spanish I

and

3 units SPAN-111 Conversational Spanish II

List B:

5 units SPAN-121 Second-Semester Spanish

Or both

3 units SPAN-116 Spanish for Health Care

and

3 units SPAN-112 Conversational Spanish III

List C:

3 units LARAZ-125 Latin American History

3 units LARAZ-130 Contemporary Chicano/Latino Literature

3 units LARAZ-190 Introduction to Chicano/a and Latino/a Film