Spanish Language and Culture
Academic Plan Type
Academic Certificate (AC)
Academic Plan Code
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.
Students may qualify to enter higher level Spanish courses by placement or may qualify to exempt out of taking any Spanish courses by assessment. Students wishing to earn credit for any course of which they are exempt by assessment should take the CLEP examination.
The Academic Certificate (AC) in Spanish Language and Culture is designed to provide students with the essential language skills and vocabulary to communicate with confidence in diverse communicative situations. Instruction in the diverse cultural context will help students to understand the complex interdependence of language and culture.
What You’ll Learn
This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Demonstrate comprehension of written and oral passages.
- Employ the writing process to provide detailed descriptions and narrations in the past, present, and future.
- Ask and answer questions, give instructions and commands, and maintain conversations in the past, present, and future.
- Demonstrate comprehension of authentic written and oral passages that include detailed descriptions and narrations in the past, present, and future.
- Apply knowledge of cultural norms, values, beliefs, and regional variations to settings where the target language is used.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|SPA101||Elementary Spanish I||4|
|SPA102||Elementary Spanish II||4|
|SPA201||Intermediate Spanish I||4|
|SPA202||Intermediate Spanish II||4|
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Select six (6) credits taught in Spanish and three (3) credits taught in English.|
|FLA240||Foreign Language Teaching Methods||3|
|GCU223||Geography of Latin America||3|
|HIS145||History of Mexico||3|
|MHL156||Music in Latin America and the Caribbean||3|
|SLC201||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|SPA115||Beginning Spanish Conversation I||3|
|SPA116||Beginning Spanish Conversation II||3|
|SPA117||Health Care Spanish I||3|
|SPA118||Health Care Spanish II||3|
|SPA119||Spanish for Educational Settings I||3|
|SPA120||Spanish for Educational Settings II||3|
|SPA205||Spanish for Medical Interpretation I||3|
|SPA206||Spanish for Medical Interpretation II||3|
|SPA217||Spanish for Business Communication||4|
|SPA225||Intermediate Spanish Conversation I||3|
|SPA226||Intermediate Spanish Conversation II||3|
|SPA235||Advanced Spanish Conversation I||3|
|SPA236||Advanced Spanish Conversation II||3|
|SPA241||Spanish and Spanish-American Film I||3|
|SPA242||Spanish and Spanish-American Film II||3|
|SPA265||Advanced Spanish I||3|
|SPA266||Advanced Spanish II||3|
|SPA282++||Volunteerism for Spanish: A Service Learning Experience (any suffixed course)||1-3|
|SPA298++||Special Projects (any suffixed course)||1-3|
|SPH245||Hispanic Heritage in the Southwest||3|
|SPH298++||Special Projects (any suffixed course)||1-3|
Meet with an Advisor
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
This Academic Certificate is associated with
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View MCCCD's curriculum website for the Academic Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=149091).
- First Term
- 2020 Fall
- Final Term
- Total Credits
- CIPS code
- SOC codes
- 25-1124.00, 25-2031.00, 27-3091.00
- Initiating College
- Program Availability
- MC, RS
- Occupational Area
- Not Applicable
- Instructional Council
- Last Updated