Program is designed for students wanting to complete the first 2 years of a bachelor’s degree at the community college and transfer to a university to complete a BA in Spanish or Modern Languages. Students explore Spanish language and culture. Careers typically require a bachelor’s degree. Spanish is not just about words and grammar; it is also about new sounds, expressions, and ways of seeing things. It is learning about other cultures. Depending on how long you study and how much you practice, you can reach different levels of Spanish fluency. With an AA degree in Spanish, you should be able to reach an Intermediate-Low to Intermediate-Mid ability according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. This program introduces students to the study of Spanish and it includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado. Career paths for foreign language degree holders include the medical, dental, legal, educational, and public service professions. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Spanish prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Spanish at a four-year university.