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Modern Languages FORE.S.AA

Associate of Arts - 60 - 62 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Chinese
Effective as of Fall 2021

What is the program about?

The Associate of Arts in Modern Languages is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four-year university as a Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish major, or into a major for which modern language is a strong base. The curriculum fulfills the freshman and sophomore general education requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

Program Outcomes

  • Read, write and speak one language at the intermediate (2nd-year) level or two languages at the beginning level (1st-year level).
  • Recognize and articulate an understanding of the increasing interdependence of world cultures and their consequences.
  • Demonstrate ability to think logically and solve problems using analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of ways with varied audiences through writing skills, oral communication skills, listening skills, reading skills, computer literacy and information literacy.
  • Achieve group goals in a variety of social contexts.
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in accomplishing goals.

Career Opportunities

The Associate's in Arts in Modern Languages will provide students a solid foundation for transfer to programs in language, international studies, pre-law, business, and other fields. The southwest Ohio region has numerous international business connections, as well as having a growing number of non-native speakers of English. A graduate of this program will have demonstrated either basic language proficiency in two languages, or intermediate proficiency in one.


Completion of this program guarantees completion of the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). OTM courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Ohio on a course-by-course basis or in total.Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.


Course Title Credits
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Any Group 9
Multicultural Elective 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
COM 2206 OR COM 2211 OR COM 2225 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1201 English Composition II 3
SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1
CHN 1101 AND CHN 1102 OR FRE 1101 AND FRE 1102 OR GER 1101 AND GER 1102 OR JPN 1101 AND JPN 1102 OR SPA 1101 AND SPA 1102 8
FRE 1101 AND FRE 1102 OR SPA 1101 AND SPA 1102 OR GER 1101 AND GER 1102 OR FRE 2201 AND FRE 2202 OR SPA 2201 AND SPA 2202 OR GER 2201 AND GER 2202 OR CHN 1101 AND CHN 1102 OR CHN 2201 AND CHN 2202 OR JPN 1101 AND JPN 1102 6 - 8
MAT 1445 OR MAT 1470 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.