Apr 20, 2024  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages

CCBC offers courses in several world languages. Although there is not a transfer pattern or degree in World Languages learning another language has many benefits that are both practical and life-enhancing. Studying a world language can help you:

  • Connect with people and engage with the world
  • Deepen your understanding of other peoples, cultures, and perspectives
  • Sharpen your cognitive, communication, and analytical skills
  • Access new travel, social and career opportunities at home and abroad
  • Gain a competitive career advantage

Program Coordinators:

CCBC Essex and CCBC Dundalk, Frank Masel
443-840-1884 or fmasel@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Catonsville and CCBC Extension Centers, Soumaya Benrahal
443-840-4858 or sbenrahal@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For world languages, see Departmental ExamCLEPAdvanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements - While there are no program-specific agreements, see other types of agreements such as guaranteed admission, block transfer, and discounts.
  • Most world language courses are offered in an online format.
  • All world language courses fulfill the General Education Diversity requirement.
  • All world language courses contribute to the completion of a Global Studies Certificate.
  • World language courses currently offered are: Arabic, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
  • World language courses are offered in 7, 10, and 15-week sessions in the fall and spring semesters and in the summer and winter sessions.