Liberal Arts/Spanish - Associate in Arts

Curriculum Code: 115

Program Information
The Liberal Arts/Spanish option prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution majoring in Spanish. Students who complete this option develop excellent reading, writing, listening and speaking competencies in Spanish. As the number of Spanish speakers increases in the tri-state area, Spanish language proficiency is becoming an essential part of many occupations. The study of the Spanish language will prepare students for careers in interpreting, foreign service, business, law, government, social service, and education.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four-year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Speak and comprehend Spanish with proficiency. •Read and write Spanish with proficiency. •Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the literature and culture of Spanish-speaking peoples. •Interact with native speakers of the language. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Program Requirements (15)
Credits
LS
101
Elementary Spanish I
3
LS
102
Elementary Spanish II
3
LS
201
Intermediate Spanish I
3
LS
202
Intermediate Spanish II
3
LS
104
Conversational Spanish
3

General Education Requirements (46-47)
Credits
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
Social Science Elective
3
Social Science Elective
3
HI
113
Latin American History
3
History Elective
3
Mathematics Elective
3
Science Elective
4
Mathematics or Science Elective
3-4
Humanities Elective*
3
Humanities Elective*
3
EN
225
Introduction to Latino Literature
3
Diversity Elective
3

Total Credits: (61-62)

*Foreign language other than Spanish recommended