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Modern Languages

Become proficient in American Sign Language, French, Japanese, or Spanish.


The Department of Modern Languages is diverse, with faculty and students from many different countries and cultures. We offer three levels (121, 122, 123) in each of the following languages: American Sign Language, French, Japanese, and Spanish.

Our approach is a communicative one; we emphasize proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in every course. Our courses provide you with the strong grammatical base necessary to progress beyond the elementary level.

Cultural instruction is a cornerstone of every course we teach. Bienvenue! Yokoso! Bienvenidos!


Degree Credits Time to Complete Average Cost*
Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) 90 24 months $9,245

*Average costs include tuition based on WA state resident full-time enrollment. It does not include fees. The costs may vary. Learn more about Tuition & Fees.

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