Degree Requirements

The associate degree in French, German, Italian, or Spanish requires completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Arts Degree: Languages - French

Courses Required for the Major Units
FREN 101, First Course in French
5
FREN 102, Second Course in French
5
FREN 201, Third Course in French
5
FREN 202, Fourth Course in French
5
FREN 210, The Grammar of Spoken French I
3
FREN 211, The Grammar of Spoken French II
3

Total: 26

Associate in Arts Degree: Languages - German

Courses Required for the Major Units
GERM 101, First Course in German
5
GERM 102, Second Course in German
5
GERM 201, Third Course in German
5
GERM 210, The Grammar of Spoken German I 3
GERM 211, The Grammar of Spoken German II
3

Total: 21

Associate in Arts Degree: Languages - Italian

Courses Required for the Major Units
ITAL 101, First Course in Italian
5
ITAL 102, Second Course in Italian
5
ITAL 201, Third Course in Italian
5
ITAL 210, The Grammar of Spoken Italian
3
ITAL 211, The Grammar of Spoken Italian II
3

Total: 21

Associate in Arts Degree: Languages - Spanish

Courses Required for the Major Units
SPAN 101, First Course in Spanish
5
SPAN 102, Second Course in Spanish
5
SPAN 201, Third Course in Spanish
5
SPAN 202, Fourth Course in Spanish
5
SPAN 210, Conversation & Composition Spanish I
3
SPAN 211, Conversation & Composition Spanish II 3

Total: 26

Recommended electives: American Sign Language 115, 116, 215, 216; Arabic 101, 102, 296; French 280, 290, 296; German 290, 296; Italian 296; Spanish 290, 296.

Courses Offered in Support of Other Majors: Spanish 85.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program will be able to:

  • Accurately use the language mechanics in the five spheres of Foreign Language learning.
  • Apply critical thinking skills.
  • Develop writing processes in Spanish.
  • Demonstrate intermediate-high comprehension and language production.
  • Demonstrate cultural fluency and awareness.