2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages, AA [WRLANG-AA, 60 Total Credits]


The World Languages program assists students with becoming proficient in a foreign language in an effort to prepare them for transfer to a four-year institution.  The World Languages program offers an associate of arts degree that can be customized with courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Students fluent in a foreign language can seek employment as educators or translators as well as possible careers in international business.


Click the link to view the different maps for degree completion and transfer: Academic Maps: AA World Languages  

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Interact on a variety of familiar everyday topics in the language of concentration.
  2. Present a variety of familiar, everyday topics in the language of concentration.
  3. Interpret ideas in common contexts in the language of concentration.
  4. Relate cultural concepts and contexts in the language of concentration to one’s own cultural concepts and contexts.

General Education Requirements (34 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Literature (3 Credits)

Recommended: ENG 231 or 232.

Analytical Reasoning (3 Credits)

Natural Science (7 Credits)

Two courses from the following, one must include a lab.

Humanities (3 Credits)

U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (6 Credits)

Values and Diversity

All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.

Special Program Requirements (26 Credits)

Core Requirements (14 Credits)

Required completion in a single World Language (ARA; CHI; FREN; GER; ITAL; JPN; KOR; PORT; RUS; and SPAN) of 111; 112; 211 (or 226 for SPAN only); 212 (or 227 for SPAN only); or departmentally approved equivalent course.

  • World Languages 111 or above

Fine Arts (3 Credits)

Electives (9 Credits)

  • Choose 9 transferable credits in consultation with your academic advisor/counselor.  Choose from Humanities, Social Science, and World Languages.