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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

World Languages & Global Studies, AA A0429

Program: A0429
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 1.0
CHIN 1 Elementary Chinese 4.0
FRCH 1 (or) Elementary French
ITAL 1 (or) Elementary Italian
JAPN 1 (or) Elementary Japanese
SPAN 1 (or) Elementary Spanish
ARAB 1 Elem Arabic 0.0
ARAB 2 (and) Cont. Elementary Arabic
GERM 1 Elementary German 0.0
GERM 2 (and) Elementary German
KORE 1 Elementary Korean 0.0
KORE 2 (and) Cont Elementary Korean
LATN 1 Elementary Latin 0.0
SIGN 101 American Sign Language 1 0.0
SIGN 102 (and) American Sign Language 2
SPAN 1S Spanish for Spanish Speak 0.0
SPAN 2S (and) Cont Span/Span Speaking
Total:   12.0
Option 1: 16 units of one language Option 2: 16 units of two languages
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
CHIN 2 Cont. Elementary Chinese 4.0
FRCH 2 (or) Cont. Elementary French
ITAL 2 (or) Cont Elementary Italian
JAPN 2 (or) Cont Elementary Japanese
SPAN 2 (or) Cont Elementary Spanish
ARAB 1 Elem Arabic 4.0
ARAB 2 (and) Cont. Elementary Arabic
GERM 1 Elementary German 0.0
GERM 2 (and) Elementary German
KORE 1 Elementary Korean 0.0
KORE 2 (and) Cont Elementary Korean
LATN 1 Elementary Latin 0.0
LATN 2 (and) Cont. Elem. Latin
SIGN 101 American Sign Language 1 0.0
SIGN 102 (and) American Sign Language 2
SPAN 1S Spanish for Spanish Speak 0.0
SPAN 2S (and) Cont Span/Span Speaking
Total:   14.0
Choose three units from either track A, B, or C Option 1: 16 units of one language Option 2: 16 units of two languages
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   4.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 4.0
CHIN 3 Intermediate Chinese 4.0
FRCH 3 (or) Intermediate French
ITAL 3 (or) Intermediate Italian
JAPN 3 (or) Intermediate Japanese
SPAN 3 (or) Intermediate Spanish
ARAB 1 Elem Arabic 0.0
ARAB 2 (and) Cont. Elementary Arabic
GERM 1 Elementary German 0.0
GERM 2 (and) Elementary German
KORE 1 Elementary Korean 0.0
KORE 2 (and) Cont Elementary Korean
LATN 1 Elementary Latin 0.0
LATN 2 (and) Cont. Elem. Latin
SIGN 101 American Sign Language 1 0.0
SIGN 102 (and) American Sign Language 2
SPAN 1S Spanish for Spanish Speak 0.0
SPAN 2S (and) Cont Span/Span Speaking
Total:   11.0
Option 1: 16 units of one language Option 2: 16 units of two languages
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
CHIN 4 Cont Intermediate Chinese 4.0
FRCH 4 (or) Cont. Intermediate French
ITAL 4 (or) Cont Intermed Italian
JAPN 4 (or) Con Intermediate Japanese
SPAN 4 (or) Cont Intermediate Spanish
ARAB 1 Elem Arabic 0.0
ARAB 2 (and) Cont. Elementary Arabic
GERM 1 Elementary German 0.0
GERM 2 (and) Elementary German
KORE 1 Elementary Korean 0.0
KORE 2 (and) Cont Elementary Korean
LATN 1 Elementary Latin 0.0
LATN 2 (and) Cont. Elem. Latin
SIGN 101 American Sign Language 1 0.0
SIGN 102 (and) American Sign Language 2
SPAN 1S Spanish for Spanish Speak 0.0
SPAN 2S (and) Cont Span/Span Speaking
Total:   13.0
Option 1: 16 units of one language Option 2: 16 units of two languages Select electives 60 degree applicable units Submit petition to Admissions & Records World Languages & Global Studies, AA A0429 graduation requirements.
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

Option 1: Choose sixteen units of sequential courses in one language:
CHIN 1, 2, 3 & 4-Chinese or
FRCH 1, 2, 3 & 4-French or
ITAL 1, 2, 3 & 4-Italian or
JAPN 1, 2, 3 & 4-Japanese or
SPAN 1, 2, 3 & 4-Spanish

Option 2: Choose sixteen units in two levels of two different languages from the list above or the following list:
ARAB 1 & 2-Arabic
GERM 1, 2 & 3-German
KORE 1 & 2-Korean
LATN 1 & 2-Latin
SIGN 101, 102, 103, 104, OR 105-Sign Language
SPAN 1S & SPAN 2S-Spanish for the Spanish Speaking

Choose three units from either track A, B, or C:

Track A - Regional Cultural Studies:

AHIS 9      History of Asian Art and Architecture
AHIS 12    Hist Precolmbn Art Arch
AHIS 14    Rome: Ancient City
AHIS 15    Culture & Art of Pompeii
HIST 10    History of Premodern Asia
HIST 11    History of Modern Asia
HIST 19    History of Mexico
HIST 40   Hist of Mexican American
JAPN 53    Conversational Japanese
JAPN 62    Japanese Culture Through Anime and Manga
LING 3    Languages, Cultures, and Writing in East Asia
FRCH 53:   Intermediate Conversational French
FRCH 60    French Culture Through Cinema
AHIS 14    Rome: The Ancient City
AHIS 15    Culture and Art of Pompeii
ITAL 53    Continuing Conversational Italian
ITAL 60     Italian Culture Through Cinema
ITAL 61     Italian Culture through Food
GERM 60   German Culture through Cinema
AHIS 12    History of Precolumbian Art and Architecture
HIST 19    History of Mexico
HIST 40     History of the Mexican American
POLI 25     Latino Politics in the United States
SPAN 30    Spanish Composition: Exploring U.S. Latino Topics
SPAN 50    Spanish of the Barrio: A Socio-linguistic Perspective
SPAN 53    Conversational Spanish

Track B - Global Cultural Studies
ARCH 250   World Architecture: Prehistory to the Middle Ages
ARCH 251   World Architecture: Renaissance through the Contemporary Era
FASH 14    Dress, Culture, and Identity
HIST 3     World History: Prehistoric to Early Modern
  or HIST 3H World History: Prehistoric to Early Modern - Honors
HIST 4   World History: Early Modern to the Present
   or HIST 4H World History: Early Modern to the Present – Honors
MUS 14A  World Music
CUL 107   World Cuisines
LIT 11A     World Literature to 1650
LIT 11B     World Literature from 1650
  NF 28 Cultural and Ethnic Foods
R-TV 25    World Cinema
 

Track C - International Relations
GEOG 2    Human Geography
  or GEOG 2H   Human Geography - Honors
GEOG 5   World Regional Geography
PHIL 15    Major World Religions
  or PHIL 15H Major World Religions – Honors
POLI 9    International Relations
SPCH 7   Intercultural Communication
  or SPCH 7H Intercultural Communication – Honors
LING 2    Languages, Gender, and Power

 

61
Total number of Units
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