The Spanish department offers classes at a variety of levels, from beginner to literature.
There are classes for students of Spanish as a foreign language, as well as classes
specifically designed for native Spanish speakers. In addition to improving students'
linguistic abilities, all courses include discussion of aspects of the culture of
The ability to speak another language is an important advantage in today's world. In particular, given the demographics in California, knowledge of Spanish is a plus in many occupations and may be a requirement for certain positions.
|1. First Year College Level Spanish, 10-12 units:||Units|
|SPAN 110||Elementary Spanish||5 units|
|SPAN 111||Elementary Spanish I||3 units|
|SPAN 112||Elementary Spanish II||3 units|
|SPAN 120||Advanced Elementary Spanish||5 units|
|SPAN 121||Advanced Elementary Spanish I||3 units|
|SPAN 122||Advanced Elementary Spanish II||3 units|
|Course Substitutions: Choose from these courses, if needed, to reach 18 units in the major.||Units|
|Any course from the Selective Courses list not already used||3 units|
|DRAM 160||Latin American Theatre||3 units|
|ENGL 200||Introduction to Linguistics: A Survey of Language||3 units|
|LING 200||Introduction to Linguistics: A Survey of Language||3 units|
|LIT. 371||Mexican-American Literature||3 units|
|LIT. 372||Myth and Folklore of La Raza||3 units|
|LIT. 373||Latin American Literature in Translation||3 units|
|MUS. 240||Music of the Americas||3 units|
|PLSC 320||Latin American Politics||3 units|
- California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
- Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.