* * Spanish AA * *


 

DID YOU KNOW THAT...

 

  • Spanish is the official language of 300 million people?
  • Spanish is the fourth language in the world?
  • Spanish is of strategic importance in maintaining world peace?
  • Of all the countries in the Western Hemisphere, only seven do not have Spanish as their official language?
  • Millions of people in the United States study Spanish?
  • There are 30 million Spanish-speaking people in the United States and they will soon constitute the largest minority?
  • Total US direct foreign aid abroad to Hispanic countries ranks third?
  • The US has become the fourth largest Spanish-speaking nation in the world?
  • Spanish is the most common language other than English spoken in US households?

 

PERSONAL GROWTH...

Will be an important acquisition as you study Spanish. You will be able to understand a rich, traditional and interesting Hispanic culture in the United States and abroad.

Your Travels in and experience with this multifaceted culture will be meaningful and enjoyable. Your Knowledge will give you new perspectives of the Hispanic people of the world and their contributions to American culture.

 

CAREERS...

Are many in which Spanish is a key to success. As the world gets technically smaller, there is a demand for closer, more personal communication and understanding among countries in their diplomatic, commercial an cultural exchanges. The ability to communicate effectively in other language is of significant importance. Your knowledge of Spanish will offer opportunities in careers such as:

 

  • Foreign Commerce
  • Law Enforcement
  • Communications
  • Travel and Tourism
  • International Relations
  • Diplomatic Corps
  • Import-Export Business
  • Teaching
  • The Arts
  • International Transportation
  • Social Services
  • Business
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Clerical and Sales
  • Health Services
  • Overseas Personnel Management
  • The U.S. Government
  • Music
  • Hotel and Restaurants

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    Spanish Associate in Arts Degree

     

    Core Courses

     

    Units

     

    Spanish 1A

    Spanish 1B

    Spanish 2A

    Spanish 2B

    Spanish 9

    English 22

     

    History 22

     

    Sociology 3

     

    Psychology-Counseling 13

     

     

    Total

    Beginning Spanish....................5

    Elementary Spanish..................5

    Intermediate Spanish.................4

    Advanced Spanish....................4

    Colloquium.............................1

    Mexican American Latino

    Literature of the U.S.................3

    Introduction to Mexican/America

    History and Culture..................3

    American Cultural and

    Racial Minorities, or .................3

    Multi-cultural Issues in

    Contemporary America..............3

     

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    For specific General Education Course, please refer to the section on Graduation requirements in the Catalog.

     

    Total minimum units required........................60

     

    Course Offerings

     

    Spanish 1A

    Spanish 1B

    Spanish 2A

    Spanish 2B

    Spanish 9

    Spanish 50A

    Spanish 50B

    Summer Session


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