Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Language Arts Emphasis AA Liberal Arts and Sciences A8987

Program: A8987
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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 ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
ANTH 6 Language and Culture 4.0
ARAB 1 (or) Elementary Arabic
ARAB 2 (or) Continuing Elementary Arabic
CHIN 1 (or) Elementary Chinese
CHIN 2 (or) Continuing Elementary Chinese
CHIN 3 (or) Intermediate Chinese
CHIN 4 (or) Cont Intermediate Chinese
CHLD 5 (or) Prin & Prac - CD Programs
ENGL 81 (or) Language Acquisition
FRCH 1 (or) Elementary French
FRCH 2 (or) Continuing Elementary French
FRCH 3 (or) Intermediate French
FRCH 4 (or) Continuing Intermediate French
FRCH 53 (or) Intermed Conversational French
FRCH 54 (or) Cont Int Conversational French
FRCH 60 (or) French Culture Through Cinema
GERM 1 (or) Elementary German
GERM 2 (or) Continuing Elementary German
GERM 3 (or) Intermediate German
GERM 60 (or) German Culture through Cinema
ITAL 1 (or) Elementary Italian
ITAL 2 (or) Continuing Elementary Italian
ITAL 3 (or) Continuing Intermediat Italian
ITAL 4 (or) Cont Intermed Italian
ITAL 53 (or) Cont Conversational Italian
ITAL 54 (or) Advance Conversational Italian
ITAL 60 (or) Italian Culture Through Cinema
JAPN 1 (or) Elementary Japanese
JAPN 2 (or) Continuing Elementary Japanese
JAPN 3 (or) Intermediate Japanese
JAPN 4 (or) Cont Intermediate Japanese
JAPN 53 (or) Conversational Japanese
JOUR 107 (or) Race,Culture,Gender,Media
LATN 1 (or) Elementary Latin
LATN 2 (or) Continuing Elementary Latin
LING 2 (or) Languages, Gender, and Power
LING 3 (or) Languages & Write in East Asia
SPAN 1 (or) Elementary Spanish
SPAN 1S (or) Spanish for Spanish Speaking
SPAN 2 (or) Continuing Elementary Spanish
SPAN 2S (or) Cont Span for Span Speaking
SPAN 3 (or) Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 4 (or) Continuing Intermediat Spanish
SPAN 50 (or) Spanish of the Barrio
SPAN 53 (or) Conversational Spanish
SPAN 54 (or) Continu Conversational Spanish
SIGN 101 (or) American Sign Language 1
SIGN 102 (or) American Sign Language 2
SIGN 103 (or) American Sign Language 3
SIGN 104 (or) American Sign Language 4
SIGN 105 (or) American Sign Language 5
SIGN 210 (or) ASL Structure
Total:   14.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Survey Communication Studies
SPCH 8 (or) Professional Speaking
Total:   4.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   3.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
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
Total:   6.0
2 courses (6-7 units) from list not already taken
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 ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   12.0
Language Arts AA A8987 Submit petition:, Student Tab#45
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   

Language Acquisition-Choose a minimum of nine units from the following:
CHLD 51 Early Literacy in Child Development
ENGL 1C Critical Thinking and Writing
PHIL 9 Critical Thinking and Writing
ENGL 81 Language Acquisition
READ 100 Analysis and Critical Reading
SIGN 210 American Sign Language Structure
STDY 100 University-level Practices for Academic Success

Language Arts Diversity-Choose a minimum of six units from the following:
SPAN 1 Elementary Spanish
SPAN 2 Continuing Elementary Spanish
SPAN 3 Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 4 Continuing Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 1S Spanish for the Spanish Speaking
SPAN 2S Continuing Spanish for the Spanish Speaking
SPAN 53 Conversational Spanish
SPAN 54 Continuing Conversational Spanish
FRCH 1 Elementary French
FRCH 2 Continuing Elementary French
FRCH 3 Intermediate French
FRCH 4 Continuing Intermediate French
FRCH 53 Intermediate Conversational French
FRCH 54 Continuing Intermediate Conversational French
ITAL 1 Elementary Italian
ITAL 2 Continuing Elementary Italian
ITAL 3 Intermediate Italian
ITAL 4 Continuing Intermediate Italian
ITAL 52 Conversational Italian
ITAL 53 Continuing Conversational Italian
ITAL 54 Advanced Conversational Italian
GERM 1 Elementary German
GERM 2 Continuing Elementary German
GERM 3 Intermediate German
CHIN 1 Elementary Chinese
CHIN 2 Continuing Elementary Chinese
CHIN 3 Intermediate Chinese
CHIN 4 Continuing Intermediate Chinese
JAPN 1 Elementary Japanese
JAPN 2 Continuing Elementary Japanese
JAPN 3 Intermediate Japanese
JAPN 4 Continuing Intermediate Japanese
JAPN 5 Advanced Japanese
LATN 1 Elementary Latin
LATN 2 Continuing Elementary  Latin
ARAB 1 Elementary Arabic
ARAB 2 Continuing Elementary Arabic
SIGN 101 American Sign Language 1
SIGN 102 American Sign Language 2
SIGN 103 American Sign Language 3
SIGN 104 American Sign Language 4
SIGN 105 American Sign Language 5
LIT 3 Multicultural American Literature
LIT 11A World Literature to 1650
    or LIT 11B World Literature from 1650
LIT 20 African American Literature
LIT 25 Contemporary Mexican American Literature
CHLD 50 Teaching in a Diverse Society
JOUR 100 Introduction to Mass Media
JOUR 107 Race, Culture, Gender, and Mass Media Images
R-TV 01 Introduction to Electronic Media

Personal Options-Choose a minimum of three units from the following:
BUSO 25 Business Communications
CHLD 61 Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children
ENGL 1B English - Introduction to Literary Types
ENGL 8A Creative Writing – Fiction
ENGL 8B Creative Writing – Poetry
ENGL 8E Creative Writing – Memoir
ENGL 8F Creative Writing – Nonfiction
JOUR 101 Beginning Writing and Reporting for the Mass Media
     or JOUR 102 Intermediate Writing and Reporting for Mass Media
JOUR 108 Introduction to Public Relations
LIT 1 Early American Literature
      or LIT 2 Modern American Literature
LIT 6A Survey of English Literature
      or LIT 6B Survey of English Literature
LIT 40 Children's Literature
R-TV 05 Radio-TV Newswriting
SPCH 4 Performance of Literature


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