Foreign Languages


Foreign Languages: Chinese, Japanese & Spanish


The Japanese program offers two levels of conversational classes and two semesters of transferrable language study as well as the opportunity for independent study.

The Chinese program offers two levels of conversational classes and two semesters of transferrable language study as well as the opportunity for independent study.

The Spanish program provides instruction in developing a student’s ability to speak and write in Spanish at the intermediate level. Students also and gain knowledge of Hispanic cultures throughout the world. The program is designed to meet transfer requirements as well as provide an opportunity for personal development and career growth.

Some possible careers:

Translator, foreign service officer, diplomat, special government agent, library cataloger, foreign student adviser, import/export agent, manuscript reader/editor, foreign language news writer, museum technician, teacher, research assistant, tour guide, travel agent, interpreter, social worker. Career areas: advertising, communications, international business, medical fields.

Program Student Learning Outcome statement:

Students who complete the program will be able to speak and write at the high-intermediate level in Spanish and be prepared for an AA Degree and/or transfer to a four-year college or university.