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World Languages

The ability to communicate in a Foreign Language is a necessity in today's global world. Knowing another language will help you expand your career opportunities and achieve more in life!

Arapahoe Community College offers a certificate program and courses in:

Spanish          American Sign Language         Arabic

French            Japanese

Course Descriptions

All languages offer four consecutive levels except American Sign Language and Greek (two). In addition, ACC offers Conversational courses in French and Spanish for students seeking to develop oral communication skills for occupational use or travel.

*If you're not sure which class level is right for you (Spanish or French), please contact Ruth Hidalgo for information regarding placement testing.

You will benefit from:

  • Small size classes - more individual attention and more practice
  • Continuity in instruction - know your instructor and feel comfortable in class
  • Flexible course offerings - classes during the day and evening plus hybrid courses
  • Accessible faculty - who want you to succeed
  • Guaranteed transfer - those courses will transfer to other in-state colleges and universities
  • Skills assessment - places you at the appropriate level based on your existing skills
  • Free tutors - who will help you be successful
  • Great Books classes - those selected classes are included in the Great Books program
  • Awards for Academic Excellence in Foreign Languages - this award honors students who have excelled in the four levels of a language