Learn to speak, read and write in a foreign language and explore the related cultures. Choose from European and Asian languages, as well as American Sign Language. Language majors can transfer to a four-year college to complete their degree.

Careers

Pierce College's World Languages department offers both European and Asian languages, as well as American Sign Language. These courses meet the entrance and graduation requirements for foreign languages of most four-year programs.

Transfer

Transfer Institution Information

American Sign Language

Spanish

Course Maps

Career Pathway Course Maps

Students wishing to major in Western European languages or studies may find the following courses particularly useful:

  • ANTH& 100: Survey of anthropology
  • ART 145: History of art - Contemporary
  • ENGL 140: English grammar
  • ENGL 240: Intro to linguistics
  • HIST& 127-128: World Civilizations II-III
  • HUM& 116-118: Humanities I-III
  • INTS 107: Intro to International studies
  • INTS 140: Contemporary issues in international studies

Students wishing to major in Asian languages or studies may find the following courses particularly useful:

  • ANTH& 100: Survey of anthropology
  • ART 145: History of art - Contemporary
  • ENGL 140: English grammar
  • ENGL 240: Intro to linguistics
  • HIST& 127-128: World civilizations II-III
  • HIST 270: Intro to the Far East
  • HIST 280: Intro to Chinese civilization
  • INTS 107: Intro to international studies
  • INTS 140:Contemporary issues in international studies

Contacts

Janina Starr
ASL Instructor
253-840-8315