Liberal Arts and Science: Languages and International Studies Option

This program is designed for people who desire an international perspective and have an interest in foreign languages. Employment opportunities for such people are rising steadily. Thus, degrees in this program may lead to careers in international and cross-cultural settings, language translating, communications, and teaching.   Apply & Register Program Details

This program is designed for people who desire an international perspective and have an interest in foreign languages. Employment opportunities for such people are rising steadily. Thus, degrees in this program may lead to careers in international and cross-cultural settings, language translating, communications, and teaching.

 


Area of Interest:
Humanities & Languages
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Arts
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
HIS-111 Western Civilization or  
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective11 3
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
HIS-112 Western Civilization II or  
HIS-102 World Civilization II or  
HPE-103 World Civilization III 3
...-... Technology General Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective2
(not a History or Language course)
3
HPE-... Health & Exercise Science Elective 1
    16
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
COM-145 Intercultural Communications 3
GEO-101 Cultural Geography 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
...-... Language General Education Elective3 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective4 4
    16
Second Semester
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective or  
...-... Science General Education Elective2 3/4
...-... Language General Education Elective3 3
...-... Language General Education Elective3 3
ENG-271 World Literature I or  
ENG-272 World Literature II 3
POL-108 Introduction to International Relations 3
    15/16
  Total Minimum Credits 62
1 Students must take six credits of one language. See Course Descriptions for requisites on placement.
2 Recommended course Art Appreciation or Art History I or Music Appreciation I or Music History I.
3 Students must complete the Intermediate level II (if the student completed the Intermediate level after the first year, another language must be taken in the first and second semester of the second year).
4 The following laboratory science courses are recommended for non-science majors: BIO-106, BIO-130, BIO-140, CHM-140, PHY-103

Program Goals

  • To provide students with a foundation in general education.
  • To provide a concentration of course work appropriate for an international studies major or language major.
  • To ensure transferability of course work to four-year colleges and universities.
  • To provide an international perspective to the student’s education with an emphasis on world history, world literature, language and culture, and courses which contain a strong international focus.
  • To develop in students a facility and proficiency in the target language.
  • To develop in students an awareness and compliant response to the target culture.
  • To develop insight into the nature of language and culture.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Speak and write a language other than English.
  2. Interpret written and orally presented information in a language other than English.
  3. Identify and/or demonstrate an understanding of the importance of a global perspective and culturally diverse people.

Employment Opportunities

  • Communications
  • Cross-cultural counseling
  • Foreign Service
  • International business and affairs
  • Translations
  • Teaching

Special Program Requirements

Students must complete an intermediate II level of a foreign language prior to graduation.

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partner:

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Contact Person

Professor Martine Howard, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4744
email: mhoward@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

INT.AA