NSU Spanish, B.A.: The mission of the Spanish Bachelor of Arts degree program is to assist students in acquiring an advanced level of proficiency (as defined by ACTFL, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) in all four language domains and in interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational forms of communication. The program also has the goal of helping students gain a high level of familiarity with both the products and practices of Hispanic cultures so that they can interact successfully with members of these cultures and appreciate their history and achievements. Finally, the Spanish Bachelor of Arts program seeks to prepare students to utilize their language skills professionally and to become lifelong language learners.
Major guidelines / regulations: The core curriculum for the AA in Spanish degree at TCC and other courses outlined in the degree plan will be accepted as satisfying the general education and computer proficiency requirements for the BA in Spanish at NSU. When you transfer to NSU, you will likely need to complete around 60 more hours in order to earn your BA. It is necessary to consult with an advisor from the Spanish unit when selecting classes so that there is no duplication. Spanish has a minimum grade requirement: You must earn a grade of “C” or better in courses to be used for either major or minor credit. Grades lower than a “C” in NSU or transfer courses will not apply for major or minor credit. A maximum of 20 hours can be transferred toward the major requirements at NSU.
Specialized Course Requirements for Associate in Arts Degree in Spanish – 18 Credit Hours
What it takes to complete a bachelor’s degree from NSU. If you don’t complete your AA at TCC, you will need to meet NSU’s specific general education requirements. You must have at least 124 hours completed to earn a bachelor’s degree. Of those hours, 60 must be from a university (4 year school), 40 must be junior and senior (3000/4000) level, and half of the hours in your major must be from NSU. You must also be both English and computer proficient. This means that you must pass English Composition I & II with a “C” or better and demonstrate computer proficiency (high school or college course work / test). Therefore, when you transfer to NSU, you will likely need to complete around 64 more hours in order to earn your bachelor’s degree.