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World Languages

World Languages

Degree Type: Associate of Arts Degree, AA

Pathway: Arts & Humanities

More Options: Classroom Based, Remote Real-Time, Hyflex, Online, Hybrid

Program Length: 4 Semesters

Location: Centennial

Transferability: Transferable, Guaranteed Transfer (GT)

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Why choose world languages at PPCC?

As a PPCC student studying World Languages, you will not only learn to speak and read in other languages, you'll also learn about other cultures.  Our programs are built around the standards put forth by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Not only can your associate degree help you pursue (with more advanced degrees), careers in international business and diplomacy, these skills also will make you more valuable in any career.

Career Options

The skills you learn in studying world languages prepare you for a wide range of careers in the following fields:

  • International Business
  • Import/Export Sales
  • Public/Media Relations
  • Local/State/National Governmental Organizations
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
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What Kind of Salary Can You Expect?

Interpreter and Translator

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Foreign Language Teacher Post-secondary

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Projected Job Growth


Job growth for individuals with a world language degree is projected at 6–24% by 2030 depending on the field.

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Voices of PPCC

Elijah Moore

Voices of PPCC

I like the community here, it is very welcoming.

Elijah Moore
Photography Major

World Language Classes You Might Take

Check out the classes you may take while studying World Languages

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Develops students' interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communicative abilities in the language. Integrates these skills in the cultural contexts in which the language is used. Offers a foundation in the analysis of culture.

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Continues Spanish Language II in the development of increased functional proficiency at the intermediate level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Spanish Language. This course in conducted predominantly in Spanish.

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Program Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a Central Message
  • Employ language that enhances the presentation
  • Incorporate language that is appropriate to the audience
  • Demonstrate performance skills, (posture, gesture, eye contact, and vocal expressiveness) to share content with or present to a particular audience for a specific occasion and purpose (execute delivery)


Contact World Language

World Language Faculty Contact

Majel Campbell 

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