From taking an elementary language class in Spanish to earning your associate degree, our program offers you a variety of options.
The Spanish program at PCC includes you fourteen different courses to choose from, ranging from elementary to advanced Spanish language courses and non-language courses that cover Spanish literature, composition, and civilizations in Spain, Portugal, and Central and Latin America. Our program also lets you take your learning experience beyond the classroom by inviting you to take part in extracurricular activities on campus and our unique study abroad program in Madrid, Spain!
We offer beginning and intermediate Spanish language courses as well as a variety of culture and history courses. Use the links below to see full course descriptions and the current schedule of classes.
Spanish | Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degree
Earn a degree AND prepare to transfer. By completing the AA-T in Spanish, you will finish the general education requirements as well as the lower division major requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish prior to transferring to a CSU.
Spanish | Associate in Arts (AA) Degree
Major in Spanish AND earn a degree. By completing the Spanish major program at PCC you will earn an AA degree in Spanish as well as complete many of your lower division major requirements to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish prior to transferring to a four-year university.
Foreign Language Proficiency in Spanish | Occupational Skills Certificate
Demonstrate your proficiency in the Spanish Language with an Occupational Skills Certificate! Certificates are available in Basic Proficiency in Spanish (12-13 unit certificate), Intermediate Proficiency in Spanish (12-13 unit certificate), and Advanced Proficiency in Spanish (10-12 unit certificate).
- Basic Proficiency Certificate Requirements
- Intermediate Proficiency Certificate Requirements
- Advanced Proficiency Certificate Requirements
To earn an Occupational Skills Certificate you must complete all required courses with a C or better. After completing course requirements, complete the Certificate Application and return to the Languages Office, C-247.
As a PCC student studying Japanese, you be may be eligible for the following scholarships:
Margarita Fastabend Von Brockdorff Scholarship - Excellence in the Spanish Language
Candela Salsa Club
Learn to dance Salsa! The Candela Salsa Club gives members active-paced teaching, exciting dance performances, and a positive influence!
PCC Club de español
Learn about Spain and Latin American culture through great food, music, art and film. Join us for this fabulous and unique experience!