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Spanish AA-T

Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer

To earn this AA-T, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall grade point average of at least 2.0;
  • Completion of a minimum of 19 semester units in the major with a grade of ā€œCā€ (or ā€œPā€) or better; and
  • Certified completion of either the California State University General Education Breadth pattern (CSU GE-B) or the CSU Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (CSU IGETC)
Core Courses Required:
Code Class Units
SPA 001 First Semester Spanish (Elementary Spanish) (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
SPA 002 Second Semester Spanish (Elementary Level) (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
SPA 003 Third Semester Spanish (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
SPA 004 Fourth Semester Spanish (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
Select one (1) of the following:
Code Class Units
SPA 050A Basic Conversational Spanish and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SPA 050B Basic Conversational Spanish and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
HUM 016A Hispanic Roots and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3.0

If a student places out of any core course(s) and is not awarded units for that course, the student will need to take additional units to compensate for the course/units required to reach at least 18 units in the major (Title 5 regulations). Suggested course substitutions include courses in List A not already selected, a Chicano/Latino studies, history, literature or film course, or the following approved C-ID courses: C-ID ANTH 120, C-ID SOCI 110, C-ID SOCI 150, C-ID SOCI 140. 

Required Units for the Major

Required unts for the major 19.0-23.0
plus completion of general education requirements
and electives as needed to reach 60 units.
Total required units 60.0

 *Several courses will double-count for the major and GE.  See catalog description for information regarding specific GE area.


  • While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing ENG 001B prior to transfer is highly recommended.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part of the CSU GE-B or CSU IGETC is highly recommended.
  • For CSUs with similar majors, visit www.adegreewithaguarantee.com
  • C-ID approved courses from any community college can be substituted for major requirements.  See <HYPERLINK> for approved C-ID courses.  For non-C-ID approved courses, submit the Course Substitution Form. <INSERT HYPERLINK> 
  • LIB 010 and REA 054 are NOT required for this degree.
  • Completion of this degree satisfies requirements for the Certificate of Achievement in Transfer Studies.
  • Submit the AA-T/AS-T Application for Degree and Certificate of Achievement <insert hyperlink> to the Admissions and Records Office.
  • Completion of this degree waives GE requirements for subsequent degrees.  
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