Oct 18, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foreign Language - A.A. (TTP)


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The Foreign Language A.A. degree explores language, culture and communication in the Foreign Language Department. The department offers beginning and intermediate classes in French and Spanish, as well as travel and study abroad for academic credit. The Associate of Art degree is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in foreign languages or related fields.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

 

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Must include at least one Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Natural Sciences Credits: (8)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (6)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Foreign Language [Two Year Sequence in a Single foreign Language through the intermediate level or the equivalent]  Credits: (12)
  • Electives Credits: (7)

Please check websites of university departments of foreign language for additional information regarding advisement available to students majoring in foreign language.

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Translator $21,300 $47,200
Teacher $32,400 $74,100
Court Interpreter $21,300 $47,200

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature Course - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (1)
  • Foreign Language (Two Year Sequence in a single foreign language through the intermediate level of the equivalent) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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