Expand your horizons by learning another language. We offer Spanish transfer courses emphasizing language skills including:

  • Conversational skills
  • Gender
  • Listening
  • Medical terms
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Writing

All courses include cultural components to complement and enhance your understanding of language and the people who use Spanish in their everyday lives.


GateWay offers a variety of Spanish courses beginning with SPA101, Elementary Spanish I. This course teaches basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary of the Spanish language, including the study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Students will also practice listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and requires no prerequisites. Additional courses include:

  • Beginning Spanish Conversation
  • Elementary Spanish II
  • Healthcare Spanish I: Introduction
  • Healthcare Spanish: Intermediate

Program Locations

Washington Campus 

Program Cost

Associate in Arts: $85 per credit hour*

* Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the 2016-2017 tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.

Degrees and Certificates


Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.

GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Why should you choose an accredited school?

Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required in order to become certified to work in the field.