May 26, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: World Languages A.A., Spanish Option


This degree map provides you with a semester-by-semester course of study plan for completing this degree.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
SPAN 1103 - Spanish I  (Course must be completed with a “C” or better.) 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester and ask about ways to demonstrate computer proficiency.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or MATH 1513 - Precalculus I (A) .
Other higher level Math course substitutions may be permitted based on ACT or Math placement test scores.
3
General Education Recommended Elective.  Select a course from the list of Liberal Arts & Sciences Electives.
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  is also recommended.  
3
SPAN 1213 - Spanish II  (Course must be completed with a “C” or better.) 3
Controlled Elective one (1) hour.  Select one of the following courses that will transfer to the university you plan to attend:
SPAN 1001 - Spanish for Communication  
SPAN 1031 - Spanish Pronunciation  
SPAN 1061 - Spanish for Biblical Study  
SPAN 1201 - Spanish for Communication II  
SPAN 1301 - Spanish for Communication III  
SPAN 1401 - Spanish for Communication IV  
SPAN 2041 - Spanish - Introduction to the Arts  *
SPAN 2071 - Spanish-Mexican History and Geography Introduction  
SPAN 2121 - Intermediate Spanish Communication  
SPAN 2421 - Spanish Culture Comparisons  *
*These courses are conducted in English.  Only two (2) credit hours of Controlled Electives may come from courses conducted in English.
1
Total Credit Hours 13

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Humanities.  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  GEOG 1023 - World Geography (Economic) (S)  is recommended. 3
General Education Science (with lab).
BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)  is recommended.
4
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
SPAN 1313 - Spanish III  (Course must be completed with a “C” or better.) 3
Controlled Elective one (1) credit hour.  Select one course from the courses listed above. 1
Total Credit Hours 14

Milestone

  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling in next semester courses.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Humanities.  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  GEOG 1043 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (S,I,H)  is recommended. 3
General Education Science (without lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for course list. 3
SPAN 1413 - Spanish IV  (Course must be completed with a “C” or better.) 3
Spanish Controlled Electives.  Select one of the following courses that will transfer to the university you plan to attend:
SPAN 2143 - Latin American Civilization and Culture  
SPAN 2213 - Intermediate Spanish II  
SPAN 2320 - International Work and/or Study Seminar  (may be taken for three (3) hours)
SPAN 2413 - Translating Spanish to English  
SPAN 2443 - Interpreting Spanish to English  
SPAN 2453 - Interpreting English to Spanish  
SPAN 2463 - Courtroom Interpreting Skills Introduction  
SPAN 2473 - Medical Interpreting Skills Introduction  
SPAN 2523 - Intermediate Spanish Grammar and Composition  
SPAN 2533 - Advanced Spanish Conversation  
SPAN 2533 - Advanced Spanish Conversation  
SPAN 2543 - Translating English to Spanish  
SPAN 2663 - Spanish Service Learning  
3
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestone

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.

Fifth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
Required General Education Elective. Select one three-hour course from one of the following: Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre). 3
SPAN 2113 - Intermediate Spanish I  (Course must be completed with a “C” or better.) 3
SPAN 2213 - Intermediate Spanish II  or SPAN 2523 - Intermediate Spanish Grammar and Composition  
(Courses must be completed with a “C” or better.)
3
Total Credit Hours 9

Milestone

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.

Transfer Information

This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.