This degree is designed for students majoring in Spanish who plan to seek a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students will gain a basic understanding of the Spanish language, identifying their skills through reading comprehension, conversation, and translation. Those beginning at a higher level of language proficiency may choose elective to complete their degree and choose core curriculum courses that are applicable to their major at their selected transfer university.
The admission requirement for a language course other than the beginning course can be fulfilled by satisfying the prerequisites. Two consecutive years of Spanish in high school may place students into an intermediate level based on instructor evaluation.
Many universities and senior colleges require a foreign language for a Bachelor of Arts degree. Today, due to the increasing demand for foreign language skills among the different peoples of the world, knowledge of the leading foreign languages has become an important part of the educated person’s academic preparation.