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Spanish for Transfer


The Associate in Arts in Spanish degree for Transfer (AA-T) is designed to prepare students to transfer to a CSU as a junior with a degree in Spanish.  This degree provides students with the foundation classes to support ongoing interest in the field of Spanish. It provides a clear and direct route for transfer to upper division work in the Spanish major through structured and semi-structured opportunities and an in-depth study of the Hispanic Culture, to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to transfer to a university and/or to prepare them for a career pathway or occupation where speaking Spanish is required.

To earn an Associate in Arts in Spanish degree for Transfer (AA-T), students must complete all course requirements with a minimum grade of “C” in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis; and must complete the General Education Breadth pattern for CSU’s with an overall GPA of 2.0. There are no local graduation requirements associated with this degree.

Additionally, students shall be deemed eligible for transfer into a California State University baccalaureate program when the student meets both the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0

Program Learning Outcomes

After completing the Sociology for Transfer major, a student will be able to:

  • PLO 1 - Create and give a clear presentation in Spanish.
  • PLO 2 - Speak with others in Spanish at the ACTFL Intermediate Level.
  • PLO 3 - Create compositions in Spanish at the ACTFL Intermediate Level.
  • PLO 4 - Create and give a presentation about the different music types and foods from Spanish speaking countries.
  • PSLO 5 Be able to summarize the main historical events that shaped Latin American culture and civilization from the precolonial period to the present time.