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Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Spanish majors (or similar majors) at a California State University that offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish.

This degree is designed for students interested in the field of the Spanish language and for students looking to further their understanding of the cultural and linguistic aspects of the language as they apply to the workplace. These courses will provide students with a solid foundation in Spanish language and culture that will be useful either for transferring or using in the workplace.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework (some majors may require a higher GPA, students should consult with a counselor for more information).
  3. Completion of the 19-20 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSUGE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

NOTE: Students are advised to check with the Counseling Department or Transfer Center for the courses accepted into the Spanish (or similar majors) at the CSU where they seek transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Spanish for Transfer 20-21

Required Courses
SPAN 101 Spanish I 4.5
SPAN 102 *Spanish II 4.5
SPAN 201 or
*Spanish III
*Spanish III Honors
SPAN 202 *Spanish IV 4.5
Choose at least one course (3-4 units) from the following list:
FR 101 French I 4.5
FR 102 *French II 4.5
FR 201 *French II 4.5
FR 202 *French IV 4.5
HIST 122 History of Mexico 3
HUM 125 or
HUM 125H
*Introduction to Mexican Culture / Honors 3
HUM 130 Contemporary Mexican-American Culture 3
LIT 117 or
LIT 117H
*Mexican Literature in Translation / Honors 3
LIT 149 Introduction to Chicano/Chicana Literature 3
If a student is waived out of elementary level Spanish courses from the core, he/she may select courses not taken above or from the following list to meet the minimum 18 units required in the major (per Title 5 regulations):
ART 104 Art of the Ancient Americas 3
ART 108 The Art of Mexico 3
ENGL 126 Languages of the World 3
MUS 129 Music in Latin American Culture 3
SPAN 101S Spanish for Heritage Speakers I 4.5
SPAN 102S *Spanish for Heritage Speakers II 4.5

Required Subtotal: 21 – 22.5

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60