Jun 03, 2023  
Catalog 2022-2023 
  
Catalog 2022-2023

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Location(s): Salem Campus, Chemeketa Polk, Yamhill Valley Campus, Chemeketa Woodburn


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For discipline outcomes, see General Education Outcomes-Arts and Letters .

Chemeketa offers a number of world language courses. Some of these courses can be used to fulfill the Arts and Letters requirements of the Associate of Art/Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree and the Associate of Science/Oregon Transfer (ASOT) degrees in Business and Computer Science. See Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) Degree Requirements , Associate of Science/Oregon Transfer Degree in Business (ASOT-BUS) , and Associate of Science/Oregon Transfer Degree in Computer Science (ASOT-CS)  for a complete listing. Chemeketa’s Spanish for Heritage Speakers courses offer testing for the Oregon Seal of Biliteracy, a stateauthorized credential that satisfies some degree, licensing or employment requirements.

Chemeketa offers instruction in first-year (introductory) and second-year (intermediate) American Sign Language, Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. Classroom instruction focuses on oral/visual communication as well as reading and writing.

Oregon’s state universities offering Bachelor of Arts degrees in World Languages are Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon, and Western Oregon University. OSU offers degrees in French, German, and Spanish; PSU offers degrees in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish; U of O offers degrees in Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish; SOU offers a Bachelor of Arts in Language and Culture with options in French, German, Spanish (see SOU catalog); and WOU offers a degree in American Sign Language and Spanish. EOU offers degrees in Liberal Studies with a concentration in French, German, or Spanish.

As a student, you are responsible for learning the departmental requirements of the school to which you plan to transfer. Consult with Chemeketa Advising and First Year Programs staff or a Chemeketa World Languages faculty advisor. Also, you should make early contact with an advisor at the institution to which you plan to transfer to learn of any changes in an academic area.

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