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Associate of Arts Specialization

Foreign Language

Foreign Language
Associate of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 60 credits
  • Transfer up to 45 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $248 per credit hour (Europe)
  • $250 per credit hour (Downrange)

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Within the overall outcomes of the AA degree in General Studies, the specialized curriculum in foreign language area studies will help you develop intermediate foreign language skills and related cultural knowledge in a variety of personal and professional settings.

If you have previous experience in the foreign language you wish to study, contact your academic advisor or languages@umgc.edu about a placement test.

Arabic

Core Courses (12 credits)
  • (3 Credits, ARAB 111)
  • (3 Credits, ARAB 112)
  • (3 Credits, ARAB 114)
  • (3 Credits, ARAB 115)
Related Area Studies Courses (12 credits)
  • Choose from:
    • (3 Credits, ARAB 333)
    • Any ARAB course and any approved courses in Arabic and Middle Eastern culture, history, language, literature, or government and politics (Contact your academic advisor for additional approved courses)
Elective (1 credit)
  • Any course related to interests and goals

German

Core Courses (12 credits)
  • (3 Credits, GERM 111)
  • (3 Credits, GERM 112)
  • (3 Credits, GERM 211)
  • (3 Credits, GERM 212)
Related Area Studies Courses (12 credits)
  • Choose from:
    • (3 Credits, GERM 311)
    • (3 Credits, GERM 312)
    • (3 Credits, GERM 314)
    • (3 Credits, GERM 333)
    • (3 Credits, HIST 141)
    • (3 Credits, HIST 142)
    • (1 - 3 Credits, HIST 217)J
    • Any approved courses in German culture, history, language, literature, or government and politics (Contact your academic advisor for additional approved courses)
Elective (1 credit)
  • Any course related to interests and goals

Italian

Core Courses (12 credits)
  • (3 Credits, ITAL 111)
  • (3 Credits, ITAL 112)
  • (3 Credits, ITAL 211)
  • (3 Credits, ITAL 212)
Related Area Studies Courses (12 credits)
  • Choose from:
    • (3 Credits, HIST 141)
    • (3 Credits, HIST 142)
    • (3 Credits, HIST 321)
    • (3 Credits, HIST 337)
    • Any approved courses in Italian culture, history, language, literature, or government and politics (Contact your academic advisor for additional approved courses)
Elective (1 credit)
  • Any course related to interests and goals

Spanish

Core Courses (12 credits)
  • (3 Credits, SPAN 111)
  • (3 Credits, SPAN 112)
  • (3 Credits, SPAN 211)
  • (3 Credits, SPAN 212)
Related Area Studies Courses (12 credits)
  • Choose from:
    • (3 Credits, HIST 141)
    • (3 Credits, HIST 142)
    • (3 Credits, HIST 337)
    • Any approved courses in Spanish culture, history, language, literature, or government and politics (contact your academic advisor for additional approved courses)
Elective (1 credit)
  • Any course related to interests and goals

General Education Requirements (35 Credits)

Since some recommended courses fulfill more than one requirement, substituting courses for those listed may require you to take additional courses to meet degree requirements. Consult your academic advisor whenever taking advantage of other options. See information on alternate courses (where allowable) to fulfill general education requirements (in communications, arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and research and computing literacy).

Research and Computing Literacy Courses


  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 201) or
    (3 Credits, CMST 301)

Communications Courses


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111) or
    (3 Credits, WRTG 291) or other writing course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)

  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100) or other communication, writing, or speech course

Math Course


  • (3 Credits, MATH 103) or other approved math or statistics course

Arts and Humanities Courses


  • (3 Credits, HIST 142) or
    (3 Credits, HIST 157) or other arts and humanities course

  • (3 Credits, ARTH 204) or foreign language course or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses


  • (3 Credits, ECON 201) or
    (3 Credits, PSYC 100) or other behavioral and social science course

  • (3 Credits, GVPT 170) or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses


  • (3 Credits, BIOL 101) and
    (1 Credit, BIOL 102) or other paired science lecture and laboratory course(s)

  • (3 Credits, NUTR 100) or
    (3 Credits, BIOL 160) or other science lecture course

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