Applied Bilingual Spanish Language Skills

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Applied Bilingual Spanish Language Skills will introduce students to the application of Spanish-English bilingual language skills in workplace settings.

Details

Important information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest
Culture and Society
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Applied Bilingual Spanish Language Skills (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5247
Total Credits Required
25-69
Catalog Year
2022-2023
Effective Term
Fall 2022
Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.
Upon completion of additional education, students can apply their bilingual language skills within focused settings, including allied health, administration of justice, business, or education.

What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of (authentic) written and oral passages in academic and professional settings.
  2. Communicate effectively in both languages within specific contexts.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to give instructions and maintain conversations in the past, present, and future.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of cultural norms, values, beliefs, and regional variations with speakers of diverse backgrounds.
  5. Apply disciplinary information in a manner that is appropriate to the topic, situation, and audience.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2021.

Admission Criteria

Some fluency in conversational Spanish is required for program admission and will be assessed by the Program Director and/or program faculty.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Pathway Map Options

There are multiple options available for this pathway map. These options vary depending on the locations, partners, and available tracks of the award.

These pathway map options may share some common coursework. To explore what additional coursework may be required, select your desired option from the list below. Once selected, the list of courses and any associated details will be automatically updated in the course sequence below. The differences between individual pathway map options may only be a few courses.

Note: You will have to select one of the options below to view available course sequences.

Pathway Map Option Details

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Full-time Sequence

To view course sequences, select one of the pathway map options above.

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Applied Bilingual Spanish Language Skills (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm11?id=173160).

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.