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Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Spanish Concentration (A.A.)

Return to: Part 5: Program Descriptions

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

Liberal Arts Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~

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

IPFW General Education Requirements

Area I - Linquistic and Numerical Foundations

Area II-Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6

See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

One science course with a scheduled laboratory required.

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6

  See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6

Concentration Requirements

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

Credits in the first year of a foreign language Credits: 8

Additional credits in approved elective courses Credits: 4-12

Total credits with a graduation GPA of at least 2.00: 60-63

Return to: Part 5: Program Descriptions