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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Language Studies
Major: 6237
First Term: 2011 Summer II    Final Term: Current
Award: AC
Total Credits: 12-18
CIPS Code: 16.0199
Initiating College: Rio Salado College
Program Availability: Shared by: GC, MC, RS
Occupational Area: Not Applicable
Instructional Council: Languages (29)
GPA: 2.0

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Academic Certificate (AC) in Language Studies program is designed to provide students with a foundation in the study of culture, language, and linguistic structures. Students will have the opportunity to develop oral and written communication skills in a language other than English.

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses require within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates any module.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 0-15
201-level proficiency in a language other than English as indicated by assessment OR coursework.0-15
Required Courses
 Credits: 6-8
 SLC201Introduction to Linguistics3
 Students must choose 3-5 credits in 202 or higher-level coursework in the language used to satisfy the program prerequisites.3-5
Restricted Electives
 Credits: 6-10
Students must choose two (2) courses from the list below. Prerequisites may not be used to satisfy the Restricted Electives:
 AFR/ASB202Ethnic Relations in the United States (3) OR 
 SOC140Racial and Ethnic Minorities (3)3
 COM263Elements of Intercultural Communication3
 AHU+++Any AHU Arabic Humanities course
 ARB+++Any ARB Arabic course
 CHI+++Any CHI Chinese course
 FLA+++Any FLA Foreign Language Acquisition course
 FRE+++Any FRE French course
 GER+++Any GER German course
 GRK+++Any GRK Greek course
 HBR+++Any HBR Hebrew course
 HEB+++Any HEB Hebrew course
 IPP+++Any IPP Interpreter Preparation Program course
 ITA+++Any ITA Italian course
 ITH+++Any ITA Italian Humanities course
 JPN+++Any JPN Japanese course
 LAT+++Any LAT Latin course
 NAV+++Any NAV Navajo course
 NVH+++Any NVH Navajo Humanities course
 PIM+++Any PIM Pima course
 POR+++Any POR Portuguese course
 RUS+++Any RUS Russian course
 SLC+++Any SLC Studies in Language and Culture course
 SLG+++Any SLG Sign Language course
 SPA+++Any SPA Spanish course
 SPH+++Any SPH Spanish Humanities course
 TRS+++Any TRS Translation and Interpretation course

Program Competencies
1.Examine the nature, diversity and variation of language. (SLC201)
2.Describe linguistic concepts and the process of language acquisition. (SLC201)
3.Demonstrate communication skills in selected foreign language courses. (Any Foreign Language Courses with prefixes ARB, CHI, FRE, GER, GRK, HBR, HEB, ITA, JPN, LAT, NAV, PIM, POR, RUS, SLG, SPA)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.