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Spanish AA

Transfer Degree Description

¿Hablas español? If you have a passion for the Spanish language and culture, a degree program in Spanish will help you advance your skills and pursue a career in one of many fields where Spanish speakers are in high demand. Rapidly becoming one of the most widely spoken languages in the United States and across the world, Spanish is the official language of more than 20 countries with 450 million native speakers. Fluent Spanish speakers boast a highly marketable skill that can lead to career opportunities in a variety of areas, including commerce, hospitality, tourism, and education. Spanish teacher, foreign exchange trader, interpreter, and foreign correspondent are just a few of the professional roles that exist for Hispanophones, at home and abroad.

In an associate program in Spanish, you will be immersed in the Spanish language. This degree is transferable to universities offering a bachelor’s degree in Spanish.

Student should work closely with their advisor and contact their transfer institution choices for more specific transfer information.


Degree Pathway

Year One

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ENG 121
HIS
MAT 120
SPA 111**

English Composition I
Western Civilization History
Math for Liberal Arts
Spanish Language I

3
3
4
5

 

ENG 122
SPA 112**
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English Composition II
Spanish Language II
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Arts and Humanities

 

3
5
3
3

 

Year Two

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

SPA 211*
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COM 115
    or COM 125

Spanish Language III
Lab Science
Arts and Humanities
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Public Speaking
    or Interpersonal Communication

3
4
3
3
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3

 

SPA 212*
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Spanish Language IV
Arts and Humanities
Lab Science
Electives

 

3
3
4
6

 

Transfer Degree ADVISING SHEET

 

* PLEASE NOTE: Those students who have a higher proficiency level than is required for SPA 211 or 212 should substitute other Arts & Humanities courses. Heritage speakers may want to substitute SPA 261 (Grammar-Heritage Lang Speaker) and SPA 262 (CompHeritage Lang Speaker), if available.

** PLEASE NOTE: SPA 111 and/or 112 may be waived, based on a student's proficiency level. Students should consult a departmental advisor at the four-year college or university.

Suggested elective courses: 200-level Spanish courses; courses outside the Spanish department with content related to the Spanish speaking world.

*If a student should need to take remedial and/or pre-requisite courses they are not included in this degree plan.

*Some courses may not be offered at Otero but available with CCCOnline.

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