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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies: Foreign Language Concentration (EB30fl)

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Associate in Science Degree


Campus contact for this program:
Professor Jamilet Ortiz, JOrtiz@hcc.commnet.edu

The objective of the General Studies foreign language concentration is to provide students with an interest in foreign languages a recognizable avenue to explore those interests, to prepare students for possible transfer into a major or minor in foreign languages in a four year institution, and to prepare students for the modern, multicultural workplace.


  • Demonstrate proficiency in multiple languages.
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage in multiple communicative environments.
  • Develop necessary communication skills to become an active participant in our global society.
  • Student transfer to a baccalaureate degree program or enter job market with ability to communicate in multiple languages.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:

Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits: 60

1 Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required; see the course descriptions in the college catalog.

2 Mathematics Elective: Must be 100 level or higher. MAT* E095, MAT* E095i not acceptable.

3 FS E100   course is required. Students with 12 or more college credits may be exempt. Consult with your advisor for more information. Freshman Seminar should be completed during the first semester.

Electives: See the course descriptions in the college catalog to see which category a course aligns with. It is suggested that students discuss selection of electives with their assigned advisor.

5 Open Electives: Any college level course (course 100 level or higher can fulfill this requirement, however, 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses.

NOTE: A primary language is any foreign language in which a student completes 9 credits. The secondary language is any foreign language in which a student completes 6 credits. Both are required for this degree.

NOTE: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement 

NOTE: A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses

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