Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts

Foreign Language

Mastering another language helps us better understand and respect the uniqueness of different cultures. Language proficiency also improves your competitiveness in the job market and opens new career opportunities. ACC offers degrees in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. Language majors typically progress toward a transfer to a four-year institution.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

    Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

    Hourly Wage: $26.16

    Currently Employed: 13126


    13126 people are employed as Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary. This number is expected to increase by 7.56% over the next four years.

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Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Arts

  • Foreign Language- Italian
  • Foreign Language- Arabic
  • Foreign Language- Chinese
  • Foreign Language- French
  • Foreign Language- German
  • Foreign Language- Japanese
  • Foreign Language- Latin
  • Foreign Language- Russian
  • Foreign Language- Spanish

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