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***Due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane Ian, PCC will close today (09/29/2022) at 6 p.m. and re-open Oct. 3 at 8 a.m. Administrators will continue monitoring the situation and, if additional closures or delays are necessary, they will be communicated through the college website, text messages, portal announcements, PCC-issued email accounts, social media and local media outlets.***10

Foreign Languages

Spanish, French, and American Sign Language Offered

Mission Statement

The mission of Pitt Community College’s Foreign Language Department is to be a linguistic catalyst that provides a positive learning environment for language proficiency, cultural awareness, and interaction within our multicultural community.

 Vision Statement

  • Facilitating proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the target language
  • Fostering cultural awareness
  • Forming a global mindset
  • Forgoing cultural barriers in order to interact within a multicultural community
  • Forging life long interests in a multicultural community
  • Listening to enhance comprehension strategies
  • Learning via communicative methods
  • Launching students into further foreign language education
  • Leading students into economic opportunities in global communication
  • Lowering the affective filter to promote a positive classroom environment