link Modern Languages and Linguistics at Mission

Female college student of Asian descent wears a blue and white striped button up shirt and holds white glash cards as she engages in an event on campus.

Modern Languages and Linguistics

We live in a world where the knowledge of more than one language can make a difference in the job market, communication can make or break a business deal, and where international travel is on most people's lists of things to do.

At Mission College, we understand that you are in our classes to fulfill a requirement, beautify your CV, travel, job skills, or to simply enjoy learning a Modern Languages and Linguistics.

Taking a Modern Languages and Linguistics class can also open the doors to other areas on campus, including our HSI-STEM, Puente and Nursing programs.

All Modern Languages and Linguistics Classes

says welcome in Vietnamese


Classes for Spring 2023

  • VIE 001: First Semester Vietnamese (3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m M, Th Online)
  • VIE 49B: Vietnamese Language and Culture for Fluent Speakers (6 p.m. –9:10 T)

For more information, please contact: Carla Breidenbach or Steven Dinh. View Vietnamese courses.

Register Today

Modern Languages and Linguistics Courses

Take courses that satisfy UC and Cal State transfer requirements or learn a Modern Languages and Linguistics for fun.

Please note that Mission College does not offer an AS/AA degree or Certificate of Achievement in Modern Languages and Linguisticss but does offer a Spanish AA-T degree.

says welcome in Spanish

Earn a two-year degree to transfer to the four-year college or university.
Spanish courses and degree.

says welcome in Arabic

Learning Arabic can open up your world to the Middle East.
Arabic courses

says welcome in chinese

Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world.
Chinese courses

says welcome in French

Did you know that over 220 million people on five continents speak French?
French courses

says welcome in Japanese

Learning Japanese will set you a part and give you a multicultural perspective.
Japanese courses


female student

ESL Courses

Looking to improve your English language skills? See our ESL Department.

ESL Dept

Career Options
  • Airlines/Travel
  • Banking
  • Bilingual Education
  • Consular/Junior Foreign Service
  • Modern Languages and Linguistics Teacher
  • Import & Export
  • Intelligence/Military Service
  • International Business
  • Police Work
  • Social Service
  • Social Security Officer
  • Teacher's Aide
  • Tourism
  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Real Estate
  • RS/State Franchise Tax Board

Some career options require more than two years of college study. Find out more where your career could lead with our Transfer Center.