Foreign Language Department

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Chair: Isabel Izquierdo
925-969-2340
IIzquierdo@dvc.edu
BFL-229
Division: Applied and Fine Arts
  925-969-2345
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.

Associate degrees and certificate program information

Degrees and certificates offered by the Foreign Language Department

Associate in arts degrees

  • French (FRNCH)
  • Italian (ITAL)
  • Japanese (JAPAN)
  • Mandarin Chinese (CHIN)
  • Spanish (SPAN)

 

Certificates of achievement

  • French (FRNCH)
  • German (GRMN)
  • Italian (ITAL)
  • Japanese (JAPAN)
  • Mandarin Chinese (CHIN)
  • Russian (RUSS)
  • Spanish (SPAN)

Foreign Language Department Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Foreign language class schedules

 

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rule

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.

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