World Languages

World Languages

About the Program

The World Language Program at Houston Community College currently offers instruction in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Our courses are designed to help students develop basic communication skills in the target language.

AWARD TYPES: Associate in Arts

AREA OF STUDY: Liberal Arts, Humanities & Education


This program is part of the

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Center of Excellence


The Associate in Arts (AA), the Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), and the Associate in Science (AS) degrees  can give you a good start before transferring to a four-year university.

Degrees and Certificates

Program Outcomes

Students will be able to:


Summarize authentic spoken discourse produced by Spanish speakers of diverse origins. Produce Spanish comprehensible to native speakers using complex grammatical structures to communicate analytical and interpretive information in both impromptu and prepared speech.


Demonstrate increasing comprehension of authentic written texts in a variety of genres. Write evaluations and critiques at a high intermediate level using complex grammatical structures.


Formulate cohesive paragraphs and essays. Interpret cultural practices and products of the Spanish speaking world drawing on authentic materials including literature and the visual arts.

Program Information

About World Languages

We emphasize the acquisition of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, as well as the development of cultural sensitivity, knowledge of cultural information and understanding of cultural differences.


A degree in World Languages can lead to careers in International Political Organizations, Embassies, Import/Export Companies & International Banks, Education.


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Carlos Villacis

World Languages

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