Spanish – Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer to CSU

Top Code: 1105.00

The Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer Degree (AA-T in Spanish) develops competence in the ability to understand, speak, read and write Spanish, and to provide an understanding and appreciation of the Spanish language and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. The AA-T in Spanish prepares students to continue their education at a California State University (CSU) campus leading to a baccalaureate degree in Spanish.  

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. All courses must be numbered 001–099.  Students must complete a minimum of 21 units.

The Associate in Arts Degree in Spanish for Transfer degree will be awarded upon completion of coursework totaling 60 California State University (CSU) transferable units including the above major requirements and the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or California State University General Education (CSUGE) requirements with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of “C” or better, or P if the course is graded on a P/NP basis. (Students completing this degree are not required to fulfill additional PCC graduation requirements)

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in language skills in Spanish.
  2. Demonstrate cultural knowledge of Latin America and Spain.

Associate in Arts Degree in Spanish for Transfer

Required Courses
SPAN 001ELEMENTARY SPANISH5
SPAN 002ELEMENTARY SPANISH5
SPAN 003INTERMEDIATE SPANISH5
SPAN 004INTERMEDIATE SPANISH5
List A
Select one to two courses:3-4
INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH CONVERSATION
INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH CONVERSATION
SPANISH CONVERSATION
SPANISH CONVERSATION
SPANISH LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
SPANISH COMPOSITION
LANGUAGE OF THE BARRIO
CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA
CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA
SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA
Required Subtotal23-24
CSU General Education or IGETC CSU Pattern37-39
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)
Degree Total60

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer