About your courses
Courses are listed in the recommended order you should take them.
NSCC’s Dual Language Pathway is eligible for these programs:
MA Commonwealth Commitment program
NSCC offers two types of Dual Language courses.
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Lectures, class discussions, and assessments are offered in Spanish.
To be eligible for this type of course, you should feel comfortable reading, writing, and participating in a conversation in Spanish. For example, your faculty member will expect that you can read a newspaper article, understand a newscast, write a paragraph, and speak with others in Spanish. All course content, academic credit, and transfer opportunities are identical to the English versions of these courses.
You do NOT need to have earned Communications Proficiency in English to register for a “Course in Spanish.”
Instruction is primarily in English, but you may select your preferred language to complete assignments in English or in Spanish under the supervision of a bilingual professor.
Some course readings may also be available in Spanish. Course content, academic credit, and transfer opportunities are identical to the English versions of the course.
You MUST have earned Communications Proficiency in English to register for a “Spanish-Supported” course.
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