Foreign Language Emphasis


Program Information

Career Community: Arts & Humanities
Degree Type: A.A. TTP
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Foreign Language Emphasis: General Transfer Major?


This program is designed for students who intend to transfer to senior institutions of higher education to complete requirements for Bachelor of Art degrees. The general transfer major is subdivided into different emphases. Students desiring other curricula (e.g. history, communications, psychology, human services, etc.) may design their own programs within the framework of the following general requirements. Those students desiring to transfer upon completion of the Associate of Art degree should consult the academic advisor and refer to the senior institution catalog before beginning one of the emphases.

Foreign Language Program

Program Outcomes

All students who complete a degree designated as a Tennessee Transfer Pathway will be able to do the following:

  • Communicate effectively through oral and written modes, using conventions appropriate to their audience and purpose, including critical listening, reading, and research skills.
  • Evaluate the significance of humanity’s cultural heritage and diversity and its development in a historical and/or global context through critical and analytical methodologies.
  • Connect knowledge of social and cultural institutions to issues of personal or public importance.
  • Analyze historical and contemporary issues by drawing on historical contexts.
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of scientific principles and concepts.
  • Apply relevant mathematical modeling to a variety of applied or theoretical problems.
  • In addition, students who complete the foreign language emphasis will understand the basic factors affecting the target language.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Foreign Language Emphasis A.A. TTP

  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • SPAN 1010 – Beginning Spanish I (3 credits)
  • HIST 2310 – Early World History (3 credits) or HIST 2010 – Early United States History (3 credits)
  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1020 – English Composition II (3 credits)
  • SPAN 1020 – Beginning Spanish II (3 credits)
  • PSYC 1030 – Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • HIST 2320 – Modern World History (3 credits) or HIST 2020 – Modern United States History (3 credits)
  • Choose One Humanities Elective: (3 credits)
    • HUM 1010 – Early Humanities
    • HUM 1020 – Modern Humanities
    • RELS 2020 – Religions of the World
  • SPAN 2010 – Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
  • ENGL 2310 – Early World Literature (3 credits)
  • ASTR 1010 – Solar System Astronomy (4 credits) or BIOL 1010 – Introduction to Biology (4 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • SOCI 1010 – Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
  • SPAN 2020 – Intermediate Spanish II (3 credits)
  • ASTR 1020 – Stars & Galaxies Astronomy (4 credits) or BIOL 1020 – Diversity of Life (4 credits)
  • ENGL 2320 – Modern World Literature (3 credits)
  • CPE 1010 – Internship (1 credit)
  • Choose One Humanities Elective: (3 credits)
    • RELS 2020 – Religions of the World
    • HUM 1010 – Early Humanities
    • HUM 1020 – Modern Humanities

Contact Cleveland State about Arts & Humanities

Dr. Ryan Thompson, Dean of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Talk to Us: (423) 478-6229