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Foreign Language Associate in Arts

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If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should become familiar with your chosen school’s requirements. See your Academic Advisor for assistance in developing your Student Education Plan (SEP) or visit lakemichigancollege.edu/transfer.

Courses in French and Spanish are offered in regular classroom instruction format. Courses in Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Polish and Russian are offered in the self-instructional language program format.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition  3
English 102, English Composition, or
Communication 101, Introduction to Public Speaking
3
*Humanities/Fine Arts 6
Mathematics 4
*Natural Sciences 8
*Social Sciences 6

 

 

Major Requirements Credit Hours
Program requires at least 15 credits in Foreign Language 
or approved course of study*** 15 
15
General Electives 15

 

Foreign Language courses offered at LMC (check with an advisor) Credit Hours
Foreign Language 101, Elementary French I  4
Foreign Language 102, Elementary French II 4
Foreign Language 121, Elementary Spanish I 4
Foreign Language 122, Elementary Spanish II 4
Foreign Language 198 Elementary Arabic I 4
Foreign Language 123, Spanish for the Workplace I 4
Foreign Language 124, Spanish for the Workplace II 4
Foreign Language 181, Elementary Russian I 4
Foreign Language 182, Elementary Russian II 4
Foreign Language 188, Elementary Japanese I 4
Foreign Language 189, Elementary Japanese II 4
Foreign Language 195, Elementary Italian I 4
Foreign Language 196, Elementary Italian II 4
Foreign Language 221, Intermediate Spanish I 4
Foreign Language 222, Intermediate Spanish II 4
Foreign Language 251, Advanced Oral and Written Spanish 3

*From at least two academic disciplines. 

***An approved course of study can be developed with an advisor to align with a specific transfer school or career need.

 *From at least two academic disciplines.
**Credit hours listed are based on minimum earned. For example, MATH courses have 3, 4 or 5 credits.

Please see catalog for courses that have Honors equivalents and meet Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) transfer guidelines. Completion of the MTA requires 30 credits of coursework in the 5 MTA distribution areas.

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