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Center for World Languages

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AACC’s Center for World Languages unites the college credit program and its noncredit continuing professional education instruction, offering new options for those wishing to learn to read, write and speak Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.

Noncredit: Lifelong Learning World Language Classes

 Sample a new language in a 10 - 20 hour Lifelong Learning course with one of AACC's many noncredit foreign language courses.  Typically, these adult classes are held one night per week.  Ideal for students wanting to explore a new language for personal enrichment or for travel.  Choose from beginning, intermediate or advanced courses - even online speed courses.  Learn basic French, Spanish, Italian, German, and more.  For more information: 410-777-2325.

 Certificate: Pathways to Fluency World Language Classes

The Pathways to Fluency program is ideal for those seeking mastery of foreign language skills, whether for job/career advancement, or simply to gain competency in the language. Students complete a comprehensive continuing education certificate program designed to progressively improve practical, everyday foreign language skills at the foundation, comprehensive, and mastery levels, with an intensive focus on spoken language skills. Embedded performance assessment tasks ensure demonstrated student proficiency. 45 to 75 hours of instruction per semester twice a week. For more information: 410-777-2696

  • Pathways to Fluency Language Options
    Arabic, French, German, Italian, and Spanish

Credit: World Language Courses 

The Credit World Language courses are ideal for those wanting to earn a Transfer Studies Associate of Arts degree or electives in their degree or certificate program. College credit courses are available in 12 languages. These three-credit-hour courses typically offered in a 15-week, in-person class format meet academic degree and transfer requirements. Gain interpretive skills in reading, writing and speaking, as well as an appreciation of various cultures.

  • Credit World Language Options
    Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish.