Degrees & Certificates

You can earn either of these two Academic Certificates:

Academic Certificate in Spanish & Spanish Culture!

Download the flier. To receive a certificate, you must complete the following for a total of 25 credits:

Required Courses:       
SPA 101, SPA 102, SPA 201, SPA 202        Credits: 16

Restricted Electives:   
Select a minimum of 6 credits taught in Spanish and 3 Credits taught in English
Credits: 9

  • FLA 240 Foreign Language Teaching Methods (3)
  • SLC 201 Introduction to Linguistics [HU, SB] (3)
  • SPA 115 Beginning Spanish Conversation I (3)
  • +SPA 116 Beginning Spanish Conversation II (3)
  • SPA 117 Health Care Spanish I (3)
  • +SPA 241 Spanish and Spanish-American Film I (3)
  • +SPA 265 Advanced Spanish I (3)
  • +SPA 298++ Special projects (any suffixed course) (1-3)
  • SPH 245 Hispanic Heritage in the Southwest [C,HU] (3)

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better; required for program.  Courses with a prefix other than “SPA”, are taught in English. “+” indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Academic Certificate in Language Studies!

Download the flier. The academic Certificate (AC) in Language Studies is designed to provide students with a foundation in the study of culture, language, and linguistic structures. Students will have the opportunity to develop oral and written communication skills in a language other than English.

To receive a certificate, you must complete the following for a total of 12-18 credits:

Program Prerequisites:
201-level proficiency in a language other than English as indicated by assessment or coursework.

Required Courses:
SLC 201 Introduction to Linguistics [HU, SB] (3) AND Students must choose 3-5 credits in 202 or higher-level coursework in the language used to satisfy the program prerequisites.

Restricted Electives:
Students must choose two (2) courses from the list below.

Prerequisites may not be used to satisfy the Restricted Electives:

  • AFR/ASB 202 Ethnic Relations in the United States (3) OR
  • SOC 140 Racial and Ethnic Minorities (3)
  • COM 263 Elements of Intercultural Communication (3)
  • AHU +++ Any AHU Arabic Humanities course
  • ARB +++ Any ARB Arabic course
  • CHI +++ Any CHI Chinese course
  • FRE +++ Any FRE French course
  • GER +++ Any GER German course
  • JPN +++ Any JPN Japanese course
  • LAT +++ Any LAT Latin course
  • NAV +++ Any NAV Navajo course
  • NVH +++ Any NVH Navajo Humanities course
  • RUS +++ Any RUS Russian course
  • SLC +++ Any SLC Studies in Language and Culture course
  • SLG +++ Any SLG Sign Language course
  • SPA +++ Any SPA Spanish course
  • SPH +++ Any SPH Spanish Humanities course

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better; required for program. Courses with a prefix other than “SPA”, are taught in English. + indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

University Transfer Program

Maricopa-ASU Pathway Programm MAPP-The Maricopa to ASU Pathways Program (MAPP) has been designed for students who want to start at the community college and plan to complete a bachelor’s degree at ASU.

Through this program, you follow a prescribed sequence of course work at a Maricopa Community College that meets the lower-division course requirements for an ASU major.

When you complete your MAPP, you will have met the requirements for your associate degree and be on track towards earning your selected bachelor’s degree.

Pathways have been created for ASU’s highest demand degrees. The following programs are available through MAPP: