About your courses
Courses are listed in the recommended order you should take them.
NSCC’s Dual Language Pathway is eligible for these programs:
NSCC offers two types of Dual Language courses.
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Lectures, class discussions, and assessments are offered in Spanish.
Lectures, class discussions, and assessments are conducted in Spanish. To enroll in these courses, you should be proficient in reading, writing, understanding, and speaking Spanish.
For example, your instructors will expect you to be able to read a newspaper article, comprehend a news broadcast, write a short reaction paragraph, and engage in conversations in Spanish. All course content, academic credits, and transfer opportunities are equivalent to their English counterparts. You do NOT need to have achieved Communications Proficiency in English to register for a 'Course in Spanish.'
Lectures, class discussions, and assessments are conducted in English. Additionally, your faculty member, or course-embedded tutor, is fluent in both Spanish and English and can provide support in Spanish when necessary. Some course readings or learning materials may also be available in Spanish. The course content, academic credits, and transfer opportunities are the same as those in the English versions of the course.
To register for a 'Spanish-Supported' course, you MUST have achieved Communications Proficiency in English. Meeting all the standard course prerequisites is required to register for a Spanish-supported course. Knowledge of Spanish is NOT required.
Required courses and learning formats
NSCC Dual Language courses are offered at NSCC’s Lynn Campus or online.
The academic foundation provided by the Dual Language Pathway in the Liberal Arts Transfer (LAT) degree prepares students for a variety of careers and bachelor’s degree programs. The LAT curriculum focuses on fulfilling the general education requirements of a two-year degree, so students in this program have the advantage of being able to take introductory and intermediate courses in a variety of fields.
Below are the required courses for the Dual Language Pathway.
FFL100 First Year Experience (Course in Spanish)
SOC106 Introduction to Sociology (Spanish supported)
LNG102 Academic Discourse for Multilingual Students: Writing 1 or modern language elective
PSY102 Introduction to Psychology (Course in Spanish)
SPE102 Speech (Spanish supported)
LNG104 Academic Discourse for Multilingual Students: Writing 2 or modern language
electives or PLA for language
MAT140 Quantitative Reasoning (MAT140 or higher. Course in English)
PSY204 Human Growth and Development (Course in Spanish)
SPN201 Intermediate Spanish 1 or PLA for language
PHI 116 Ethics (Course in Spanish)
BIO101 Biology: The Basics of Life (Spanish supported)
CMP101 Composition 1 (Spanish-supported or any other CMP101)
HIS104 United States History 2 (Course in Spanish)
SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish 2 or PLA for language
CMP102 Composition 2
SCI-Elective (Discussion with advisor based on interests)
LIT216 Literature of the American Peoples 2: Latin American Literature or another
SPN 260 Advanced Conversational Spanish