Liberal Arts Concentration Curriculum

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Associate of Arts

First Year

  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 1010 First Year Spanish I 4
GenEd: AA   Choose from approved Aesthetic Analysis courses 3
GenEd: CA   Choose from approved Cultural Awareness courses 3
GenEd: CS  COLS 1000 Introduction to College Success: First-Year Seminar 3
GenEd: CW ENGL 1010*+  English I: Composition 3
      Semester Credits 16
  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 1020* First Year Spanish II 4
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses1 3
GenEd: LAB    Choose from approved Lab Science courses 4
GenEd: QR MATH 1000* -OR- Problem Solving 3
GenEd: QR  MATH 1400+  College Algebra 
      Semester Credits 14

Second Year

  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 2030* Second Year Spanish I 4
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses. SPAN 2140 recommended2 3
GenEd: STEM    Choose from approved STEM courses 4
GenEd: WY    Choose from approved U.S./Wyoming Constitution courses 3
GenEd: CV  CO/M 2010* Public Speaking 3
      Semester Credits 17
  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 2040* Second Year Spanish II (Spring Only) 4
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses3 9
      Semester Credits 13

Total Credits: 60

*This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

^Program Comments
Students transferring to the University of Wyoming are recommended to participate in a study abroad experience. Students should consider enrolling in SPAN 2070 or SPAN 1071.

1Program Electives - Students must choose one (1) course from the following faculty-approved program electives: AMST 2010, ANTH 2210 (Spring Only), ENGL 2340, HIST 2290 (Fall Only), HIST/WMST 2389 (Spring Only), HUMN/SOC 1080.

2Program Electives - Students must choose one (1) course from the following faculty-approved program electives: ANTH 1200, ANTH 1300, BUSN 2000, ECON 1000, GEOG 1020, HIST 2320, PHIL 2311, SPAN 2140.

3Program Electives - Students must choose three (3) courses from the following faculty-approved program electives: ART 1000, HUMN 1020, HIST 2390/HUMN 2395, PHIL 1000, SPAN 1071 (Spring Only), SPAN 2070 (Spring Only), SPAN 2140.

Learning Competencies

  1. Demonstrate meaning and cultural adaptability in oral, body language and/or written conversations to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
  2. Develop presentations with appropriate media in the target language by which information, concepts, and ideas are shared with a clear purpose while adapting to various audiences.
  3. Evaluate through reflection on the relationship between the practices, products and perspectives of the cultures studied.
  4. Apply knowledge of other disciplines while using the language to develop critical thinking and creative problem solving
  5. Interpret information and diverse perspectives that are available through the language and its cultures.
  6. Identify differences between the culture studied and the students' native culture.