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Language & Culture Programs

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Experience the world by studying another language

Do you want to learn a new language or improve your existing skills? Whether studying a world language is a personal goal or a professional necessity, we can help!

Our Basic Language Courses are for personal enrichment and cultural exposure. Our Intensive Language Courses are for professional and academic purposes.

  • Basic Language Courses

    Basic Language Courses include minimal homework and assessments, no grades, and meet once a week for eight weeks. Click on the links below to view courses.

  • Intensive Language Courses

    Improve your ability to communicate in a new language by applying the four language skills – listening, speaking, writing, and reading. Over a 15-week semester, you will exchange, interpret, and present information in tenses and contexts.

    These classes include regular homework and assessments, pass/fail grades, and a lab component. For online courses, the lab component will be delivered via online conferencing. Click on the links below to view courses.

    Spring 2020 registration for Intensive Language Classes will begin on Thursday, November 7.

    How to Register

    • In Person: Print and complete the registration form and visit the the Records, Registration & Veterans' Affairs office, located in the Rouse Student Services Building, Room 233. Hours: 8:45 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Mon-Thurs and 8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Fri.
    • Fax: Print and complete the registration form, include credit card payment information. Fax the form to 443-518-4333. Please allow two days for processing.
    • Mail: Print and complete the registration form, include payment. Mail the form to: Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044-3197, Attn: Lock Box Cashier RCF 201.

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