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
SPA 002 Second Semester Spanish (Elementary Level) (5.0 Lecture) 5
SPA 003 Third Semester Spanish (5.0 Lecture) 5
SPA 004 Fourth Semester Spanish (5.0 Lecture) 5
Select one (1) of the following:
Code Class Units
SPA 050A Basic Conversational Spanish and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3
SPA 050B Basic Conversational Spanish and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3
HUM 016A Hispanic Roots and Culture (3.0 Lecture) 3

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
  • 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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