World Languages: Spanish

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$10,685*

Become fluent in Spanish language

Explore Spanish-speaking culture with confidence

Translate your passion for the Spanish language into rewarding global career opportunities with an Associate in Arts degree in Spanish at CLC. Build a strong base of knowledge as you refine your ability to think critically, converse, read and write in Spanish. Carry those skills with you to continue your studies in Spanish or another field of your choosing at a 4-year institution.

More than 400 million people across the world speak Spanish. Gain a well-rounded understanding of the Spanish language, dialects and culture. Your classes immerse you in the Spanish-speaking world and cultures with lively discussions, authentic reading materials and writing. Meet virtually with native Spanish speakers throughout Latin America and Spain and put your newfound skills to the test.

Majoring in Spanish can open doors to enriching careers such as:

  • translator
  • health care professional
  • social worker
  • content writer
  • marketing
  • communications
  • diplomat
  • ambassador
  • teacher of dual language, bilingual, special education or Spanish

What can you do with an A.A. in Spanish?

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Spanish prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, humanities or related fields.

Language Lab: Discover, learn & enjoy

As a World Languages student at CLC, you have access to the Language Lab at our Grayslake Campus. We offer free language learning assistance and resources.

Highlights

  • Global Citizenship Milestone

    Gain a global perspective and prove it on your transcript with this distinction.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    SPA 121 4
    ENG 121 3
    PSY 121 3
    MTH 140 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SPA 121
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 140
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ENG 122 3
    SPA 122 4
    HST 245 3
    LAT 121 3
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SPA 122
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HST 245
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code LAT 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CMM 121 3
    SPA 221 4
    HST 246 3
    GEG 121 3
    ENG 246 3
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SPA 221
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HST 246
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code GEG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 246
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    SPA 222 4
    BIO 120 4
    SOC 225 3
    SPA 223 3
    SPA 224 3
    • Course Code SPA 222
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 120
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 225
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SPA 223
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SPA 224
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

61


Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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World Languages at CLC: Get the bigger picture

Build your foundation with core language courses. Then, mix in some electives that match your interests and goals.

View the World Languages Program Overview

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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