Welcome to the Department of World Languages. We're here to support and enrich your study of languages and cultures through a variety of courses and programs designed to increase your ability to engage in a global society and competitive workforce. We offer the following language courses and programs:
The Deaf Studies Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program is the initial pathway to advanced degrees in other areas of specialization including interpreting. This program offers students opportunities to learn American Sign Language, Deaf culture, history and linguistics. Skills acquired can be directly applicable to careers in social work, education, healthcare, and many other sectors wanting to reach a unique population.
The Latin American and Latin American Latina/o Studies program and Associate of Arts (AA) degree offers students an interdisciplinary cours of studies that examines the rich and varied cultures of Latinos in the United States and Latin America. Students completing these courses will be prepared to meet the challenges of the changing needs in shifting local, national and international communities.
The World Languages Program helps student become proficient in a foreign language in order to prepare them for transfer to a four-year institution. Our program offers an associate of arts degree that can be customized with courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.
Students who become fluent in a foreign language can seek employment as educators or translators as well as possible careers in international business.