The Spanish degree program includes four semesters of the study of Spanish, one of the world’s most influential languages and the fastest growing language in California. It provides students with the communication skills in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing, and prepares them to enter the workforce in many industries where knowledge of Spanish is valuable and imperative. In addition, it highlights the linguistic, literary, artistic, cultural, and historical contributions of the Spanish speaking world. Courses in this degree program meet the language requirements at many four-year universities, as well as general education and transfer requirements.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Aurelia Vacaflor at (831) 755-6786, avacaflor@hartnell.edu, D-371

PROGRAM OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of the Spanish program, a student should be able to:

  • converse and write in Spanish at the intermediate level with effective use of grammar, vocabulary, comprehensible pronunciation, and syntax on arange of topics such as personal and family lives, school or work, and current events.
  • read and understand authentic texts in Spanish such as letters, essays, newspaper articles, poems, and/ or short stories.
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the linguistic, literary, and cultural contributions of the Spanish speaking world.