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Modern Languages Degrees

 
Associate in Arts in Modern Languages

The associate degree in modern languages is designed to meet the needs of both the student who wishes to transfer to a four-year institution and the student who wishes to achieve basic conversational ability in the language. Completion of the associate in arts degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree and to possible careers requiring proficiency in multiple languages.
 The Associate in Arts in Modern Languages requires the following:
  • Completion of a minimum of 21 units total.​
  • Completion of a minimum of 13 units in any one language including courses numbered 201 and 202.
  • Completion of 5 units in a second language.
  • ​​Completion of a minimum of 3 units of restricted electives.​​​​
(Select the link on the bottom of the page to see complete Program of Study)
Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer
The Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and students who wish to achieve proficient oral and written comprehension and communication in Spanish, and a basic understanding and sensitive appreciation of Spanish speakers' culture. Successful completion of the transfer degree in Spanish guarantees the student acceptance to a California State University. It would also prepare the student to pursue a career in healthcare, law enforcement, public safety, public service, education in the U.S. government, translation and/or interpretation, business, international relations, hotel and food services, teaching English in Spanish speaking countries,​ travel industry and other related fields.
(Select the link below to see the complete Program of Study)
Certificate of Achievement in American Sign Language
The certificate of achievement in American Sign Language (ASL) is offered as preparation for developing linguistic competency in ASL and readiness for entering a formal interpreter training program. The certificate indicates skill in the use of ASL for personal communication and an introductory awareness of Sign Language interpreting and other professions working within the Deaf community​.

​Refer to the link below to see the complete Program of Study