World Languages

Develop a new, valuable skill for our increasingly connected world by learning a new language. Austin Community College’s World Languages 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.

Pride Points

Alpha Mu Gamma student group

Honors Program option

University transfer degree

Career & Salary Information

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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  • 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: $

    Currently Employed:


    # people are employed as Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary. This number is expected to # over the next four years.

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Awards & Program Maps


Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

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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