Programs of study

Spanish AA-T program

The Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer degree (AA-T) is designed to provide a seamless transfer pathway for students interested in pursuing a Spanish degree in the California State University (CSU) system. Upon successful completion of the degree requirements, students will be guaranteed admission to the CSU system with junior status and will not have to repeat lower division coursework.

The Associate Degree for Transfer student completion requirements (as stated in SB1440 law):

(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.

(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
ADTs also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in the major.

The Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer degree is a valuable tool to help students find employment in the following fields and positions: airlines, travel, tourism, banking, bilingual education, foreign language teaching, teacher’s aide, bilingual telecommunications, emergency services, international business, foreign service, foreign imports and exports, intelligence and military service, IRS and State Franchise Tax Board, overseas employment, business and commerce, law enforcement, Social Security officer, social services, translating and interpreting.

If you are interested in the AA-T Spanish program we encourage you to meet with a counselor to develop your educational plans as degree options and general education requirements vary for each university.

Information about the Associate Degree for Transfer program at CSU