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  • Spanish
  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Fall, Spring

    Award: AA Degree

    Average Class Size: 15

    Program Length: 60 Credits, 4 Semesters

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online

    Course Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Durango, Mancos

  • What Will I Learn
    Spanish is not just about words and grammar; it is also about new sounds, expressions, and ways of seeing things. It is learning about other cultures. Depending on how long you study and how much you practice, you can reach different levels of Spanish fluency. With an AA degree in Spanish, you should be able to reach an Intermediate-Low to Intermediate-Mid ability according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. This program introduces students to the study of Spanish and it includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado.

    Career Information
    Career paths for foreign language degree holders include the medical, dental, legal, educational, and public service professions. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Spanish prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Spanish at a four-year university.

    Degree Transfer
    This degree transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education:  

    • University of Colorado, Boulder (B.A. Spanish)
    • University of Colorado, Denver (B.A. Spanish)
    • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (B.A. Spanish)
    • Adams State University (B.A. Spanish)
    • Colorado Mesa University (B.A. Spanish; Applied Professional
    • Spanish or Literature & Language concentrations)
    • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (B.A. Foreign Language & Literatures; Spanish concentration)
    • Colorado State University-Pueblo (B.A. Foreign Language – Spanish)
    • Fort Lewis College (B.A. Spanish Option)
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver (B.A. Modern Languages; Spanish concentration)
    • University of Northern Colorado (B.A. Spanish; Liberal Arts emphasis)
    • Western State Colorado University (B.A. Spanish)