Develop a new, valuable skill for our increasingly connected world by learning a new language. Austin Community College’s Foreign Language Program gives you a choice of languages for your major. Classes also explore the cultural, political, and historical context of the language. You’ll be ready for immediate opportunities with your new bilingual skills, or continue your education to receive a four-year degree.
Alpha Mu Gamma student group
Honors Program option
University transfer degree
Adding bilingual to your resume opens up almost endless possibilities–– with opportunities in corporate, government, and nonprofit settings. Graduates can find careers as translators or interpreters. Here are just a few careers you might consider.
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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: $
# people are employed as Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary. This number is expected to # over the next four years.
ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.
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Train for a new career quickly and affordably at Austin Community College. ACC's Fast Track Career Certificates will give you a helpful edge in the job market by equipping you with the in-demand skills Central Texas employers need now. Noncredit and for-credit certificate options are available to help you achieve fast results and long term success.