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The World Languages and Cultures Department fosters the study of thirteen languages offered at Bergen Community College. It also furthers the experience for those students who wish to continue learning a language previously studied. The World Languages and Cultures Department courses develops in students an appreciation for other cultures and other ways of living and thinking.
The department offers the following courses:American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian and Spanish.
Liberal Arts students may choose World Languages as an option or “major” by taking two general education Humanities in World Languages (6 credits) and two free electives in World Languages.