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World Languages: Transfer

French game of Scrabble
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Students who study world languages begin a path of lifelong learning of languages and culture. World languages introduce students to the larger global community and offer them the skills to communicate effectively in that larger arena by mastering the four major language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

UCC World Languages Dept. offers students the opportunity to study abroad through an immersion experience.

Careers

Studying a foreign language broadens your perspective of the world, while teaching you the value of other peoples and cultures. The study of a foreign language strengthens and reinforces critical thinking and fosters patience and perseverance, valuable skills in today's workplace.

Students studying world languages enhance their career possibilities, often combining World Languages with other career fields such as Business, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Medicine and Tourism. In today's global market, "bilingual" on your resume gives you a head start to a brilliant future!

Transfer Guide

Majors in World Languages are offered at UO, OSU, PSU, SOU, EOU, and WOU. UCC offers programs of study which are approved for transfer to these institutions.

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:

• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Honora Ni Aodagain - Contact
Associate Professor, Communication
Phone: 541-440-4643

Nicholas Tratz - Contact
Assistant Professor, Communication
Phone: 541-440-4644

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