Associate of Arts Foreign Language Requirements

Options to Complete the Foreign Language Requirement:

1.      Complete a fourth-semester transferable college course in a foreign language.

2.      Complete a fourth-semester transferable college course in American Sign Language (AM).

3.      Demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means. Students interested in taking a placement examination should contact the TMCC Testing Center at 775-673-8241 for information.

4.      Complete four years of high school foreign language.  Students who have proficiency in a foreign language that is equivalent to that of students who have completed four semesters of college-level foreign language may be eligible to waive this requirement. Students will be required to provide appropriate documentation to the department to support this claim. Contact the Humanities department at 775-674-7945 or TMCC Academic Advising at 775-673-7062 for information.

Additional elective credits may be necessary to meet the total degree requirements.

Approved Foreign Language Requirement Courses
American Sign Language
AM 148American Sign Language IV3
FREN 212Second Year French II3
SPAN 212Second Year Spanish II3
or SPAN 227 Spanish for Heritage Speakers II