Modern Languages


Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages! Our mission is to equip students with high-quality education to thrive in today's complex global society. We offer a comprehensive learning program aligned with national standards for foreign languages, integrating state-of-the-art language technology to support student success. Whether students aim to earn an AA Degree, transfer to a four-year university, or master new language skills, our program prepares them for success. Through our efforts, we foster students' integration into a multicultural and multilingual global community.

Committed to excellence and innovation, we provide courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Our dedicated team of Modern Language instructors is committed to providing students with a creative and multicultural learning experience. With their expertise and passion, they guide students along a path of language acquisition and cultural understanding.

By joining our program, students become part of a vibrant multicultural and multilingual community, preparing them to thrive in a globalized world.

Modern Languages Department Chair
Maria Ugalde

Liberal Arts Division
(562) 860-2451
Extension :2802

Language Center