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Foreign Languages
Associate in Arts or Associate in Liberal Arts

Purpose

The degree plan is designed for transfer but is also appropriate for anyone who wishes a solid foundation in Chinese, French, or Spanish. It will benefit students with personal reasons for speaking a foreign language as well as travelers and those planning a career in international business, teaching, social work, interpreting, translating, and the foreign service, to name just a few possibilities.

Associate in Liberal Arts

This degree may appeal to foreign language majors, as one of its requirements is three quarters of a foreign language. Also required are 20 credits in each of the distribution areas of humanities, social science, and science, with a total of 90 credits.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 33-35 of the 2012-2013 Centralia College catalog.

Recommended Course Schedule

To qualify for this degree you must complete a minimum of 90 credits in courses numbered 100 or above.

Fall Quarter, First Year

CHIN&, FRCH&, or SPAN& 121 (H) 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I (C) 5
Quantitative Distribution (M) 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, First Year

CHIN&, FRCH&, or SPAN& 122 5
ENGL& 102 Composition II (C) 5
ANTH& 206 Cultural Anthropology (SS) (D) 5
Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 1
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, First Year

CHIN&, FRCH&, or SPAN& 123 (H) 5
SPEE 250 Intercultural Communications (H) (D) 5
Science Distribution (S) 5
  Total Credits 15

Fall Quarter, Second Year

SPAN& 221  Spanish IV OR
Elective (for Chinese & French majors) 5
Humanities Distribution (H) 5
Social Science Distribution (SS) 5
Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 1
  Total Credits 16

Winter Quarter, Second Year

SPAN& 222 Spanish V (for Spanish majors) OR
Elective (for Chinese & French majors) 5
Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 1
Science Distribution (S) 5
Social Science Distribution (SS) 5
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, Second Year

SPAN& 223 Spanish VI (for Spanish majors) OR
Elective (for Chinese & French majors) 5
Elective   5
Science Distribution (S) 5
  Total Credits 15

Note: Students are advised to consult their advisor for the selection of distribution and elective credits. Foreign language majors are encouraged to include courses in Anthropology; also Political Science, Business, Education, Criminal Justice or Medical and Legal Terminology, depending on focus.

Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.

This Educational Plan is intended as a guide for students who wish to emphasize a specific area of study for the Associate in Arts degree. It is not a guarantee that the courses listed in the plan will be available in the sequence suggested. In some instances, due to low enrollment, some courses may not be offered at all.

(Updated 2013)