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Languages

What will a student of Languages learn?

Language classes at HCC are highly interactive, giving you the opportunity to practice speaking, reading and writing in a specific language since this is the best way for you to become proficient. In the process, you will also learn about the cultures of those who speak the language you are exploring.

Fast Facts:

Languages offered at HCC include Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Special courses in other languages are offered periodically. Semester-long study abroad opportunities to places like Austria, China, Costa Rica, Spain, England and Australia- along with local activities- offer HCC students the chance to further build cultural awareness and/or language skills.

What is the occupational outlook?

With today's open borders and virtual connectivity, having cultural knowledge, sensitivity and a background in other languages opens the door to many exciting career opportunities, including:

  • International Business
  • Writing/Editing/Translation Services
  • Travel/Tourism
  • Health Care
  • Field Research
  • Government/Social Services
  • Teaching/Consulting