|925-685-1230 ext. 2394|
|Division:||Applied and Fine Arts|
|925-685-1230 ext. 2311|
|Directory:||Foreign language faculty and staff|
Possible career opportunities
The study of a foreign language can open up opportunities in communications, foreign trade and banking, transportation, government, the Foreign Service, tourism, library services, teaching, professional translating, journalism, and all levels of education, including university teaching. Most foreign language careers require more than two years of study.
Degrees and certificates offered by the Foreign Language Department
Certificates of achievement
Students with prior foreign language instruction should check with a language teacher regarding their proper placement in foreign language courses. The following system is generally used to determine the appropriate term of college work based on high school language: two years equal one college term; three years equal two college terms; four years equal three college terms.