Apr 26, 2018  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2009-2010 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

Spanish Concentration (A.A.)

Program: Concentration A.A.
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Classroom-Medical Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ilcs/

The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Acquire a basic foundation in language skills and a solid basis for further study in the language.
  • Demonstrate the ability to examine stereotypes and to respond in culturally appropriate ways in everyday situations in the target culture.
  • Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity.

The college’s Associate of Arts program serves as an intermediate step toward completion of a baccalaureate degree. The requirements encompass approximately the first half of the bachelor’s degree program offered by the sponsoring department. See Part 5  for complete requirements for related bachelor’s degree.

Requirements for the Associate of Arts

Credits in IPFW General Education Area I:(9)

  • COM 114 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • ENG W131 Elementary Composition I (or equivalent), with a grade of C or higher
  • Quantitative Reasoning course (except MA 101), with a grade of C or higher
  • Credits in IPFW General Education Area II, including one science course with a scheduled laboratory Credits: 6
  • Credits in IPFW General Education Area III Credits: 6
  • Credits in IPFW General Education Area IV Credits: 6
  • Credits in the first year of a foreign language Credits: 8
  • Credits in a concentration with a grade of C or higher in each course (see below) Credits: 15–21
  • Additional credits in approved elective courses Credits: 4–12

    Total with a graduation GPA of at least 2.00  Credits: 60–63

Concentration Requirements

In addition to the courses listed below, you must complete MA 153, MA 168, or STAT 125 for your IPFW General Education course in Quantitative Reasoning; ANTH L200 or LING L103 is recommended as a selection from IPFW General Education Area III. If you plan to continue for a bachelor’s degree with a major in Spanish, see Part 5 for B.A. requirements.

One of the following Credits: 3