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DWD-AA :Liberal Arts-Spanish (2 Years)

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Associate of Arts Degree


The Spanish Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement is designed for the student who is planning to transfer to UNC or other Colorado college or university that offers this program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.  Please Note: The degree tracks in Spanish for the Professional and Spanish with Secondary Teaching Licensure have different requirements and are not included in this agreement.

Courses with a 3-character bracketed code (for example, “English Composition I [CO1]”), in which a student earns the final grade of “C” or better are guaranteed to transfer to every public Colorado college or university. 

  • Courses within any Degree with Designation must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Courses older than 10 years cannot count towards any Degree with Designation.
  • Course substitutions and/or waivers are not permitted for any Degree with Designation.

Please view the Colorado Department of Higher Education web site for participating institutions and any additional degree requirement details (CDHE Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements/Degrees with Designation). Students should contact receiving institution for course transferability or additional requirements when selecting courses.

Degree Requirements for the Spanish Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement: 

General Education Requirements:


Total Communication Credits for A.A. Degree: 6


One GT Pathways Mathematics course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 120 Mathematics for Liberal Arts. 

Total Mathematics Credits for A.A. Degree: 3

Arts & Humanities:

Select one additional GT Pathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT- AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

Total Arts & Humanities Credits for A.A. Degree: 9


HIS 244 History of Latin America OR another GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1) focusing on the Spanish-speaking world (non-U.S.) OR another GT Pathways non-U.S. History course.

Total History Credits for A.A. Degree: 3

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Two GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3).

Total Social & Behavioral Sciences Credits: 6

Natural & Physical Sciences:

Two GT Pathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1; GTSC1); one of these courses must have the required laboratory (GTSC1).

GT-SC1 (Natural & Physical Sciences w/Req Lab)


In order to receive General Education credit for Integrated Science courses, students must complete both SCI 155 and SCI 156. Successful completion of both SCI 115 and SCI 156 will satisfy all General Education Requirements in the Physical & Life Sciences category for the A.A. degree.

Total Natural & Physical Sciences Credits: 7

Total Additional Required Credits for A.A. Degree: 13

Additional Required Courses:


Students must take an additional 13 credits of electives. Suggested courses: 200-level Spanish courses; courses outside the Spanish department with content related to the Spanish-speaking world. Electives may be chosen from the general education curriculum, or other arts and sciences courses, and specific Career and Technical courses (see Approved Degree Electives  ). A maximum of 3 credits Physical Education courses are allowed in A.A. degree electives.

Total Electives Credits for A.A. Degree: 13

Total Credits for A.A. Degree: 60

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