Foreign Language

Associate in Art

Modes of Instruction

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The study of a language is valuable whether you are majoring in the arts, sciences or business. Many Spanish majors combine their studies with other areas to prepare for career opportunities in international business, government, travel or communication, where knowledge of a foreign language and of foreign culture is essential. Spanish is the second most commonly spoken language in the United States. Studying a foreign language will give you employment advantages over those who are not bilingual.

A variety of careers are available to students who graduate with a bachelor's degree in Spanish including:

  • Foreign Service
  • International Business
  • Government
  • Communication
  • Bilingual/English as a second language teacher
  • Travel and Hospitality
  • Health and Medical Professions
  • Social Work
  • Interpreter and Translator


  • SPAN 101: Spanish I
  • SPAN 102: Spanish II
  • SPAN 203: Spanish III
  • SPAN 204: Spanish IV
  • SPAN 150: Career Spanish in the Workplace

Discipline Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate comprehension of spoken and written discourse that is generated by fluent speakers of the target language. 
  • Speak and write in the target language to engage in various situations involving interpersonal and presentational communication including sociocultural aspects relevant to target language linguistic communities. 
  • Engage in two-way communication with speakers of the target language on a range of topics for diverse audiences.

Courses in this discipline align with the college’s General Education Student Learning Outcomes.

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