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Foreign Language Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

Do you want to teach or translate foreign languages?

This program prepares you for a career in teaching, translation or international business. The track includes foreign language courses and courses required for an Associate in Arts degree.

Foreign language study has many benefits, no matter what your career plans, including making you better at your own language, improving your decision-making, teaching you to be more perceptive, and even preventing dementia.

If you know what area you will concentrate in at the university level, you should use elective credits to meet the appropriate prerequisites for those programs. You are encouraged to be familiar with the admissions requirements at the university you plan to attend.

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MEET Deicy Jimenez, Ph.D.

Deicy Jimenez, Ph.D.

Gulf Coast State College is committed to provide academically competitive courses that will not only fulfill language requirements, but also open doors to new and exciting possibilities. Learning a second language can greatly enrich one’s professional potential and increase employment possibilities in a very competitive job market. The courses offered by our program include learning the language and becoming aware of diverse countries and cultures.
–  Professor of Spanish, Division of Language and Literature
 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE Foreign Language option, LIBERAL ARTS A.A. PROGRAM?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR DEGREE?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
 

How do I apply to the Foreign Language, Liberal Arts A.A. Program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR MY CLASSES?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area 6
See General Education Requirement
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
OPTION 1: Spanish/French Foreign Language, 15 crs. Electives, 9 crs. OPTION 2: Foreign Languages Teacher Education Foreign Language, 15 crs.EDF1005, Introduction to the Teaching Profession, 3 crs.EDF2085, Introduction to Diversity for Educators, 3 crs.(In addition to EDF2085, a minimum of 6 semester hours with an international diversity focus is required. Foreign language courses may be used to meet this requirement.)EME2040, Introduction to Technology for Educators, 3 crs. 24

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

chair

Michalle Barnett
Chair, Language and Literature
850-769-1551 extension 2886

mbarnett@gulfcoast.edu

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SR. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Julia Chrencik
Language and Literature
850-872-3870

jchrencik@gulfcoast.edu

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