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Language and People HomeBase

Programs for students interested in studying human beings and their interactions, and programs that focus on language acquisition and the use of language to communicate ideas clearly.

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The Language and People HomeBase pathway community supports students in the following programs. Explore the programs to learn more. 

A HomeBase pathway community is a dedicated, welcoming space where students in a particular major or area of interest can get the support they need to complete their academic program while also enjoying a sense of community and belonging.

HomeBase Coach: Kristin Farlow

American Sign Language (ASL)-English Interpreter
Deaf Culture and ASL
English
English as Second Language (ESL)
Foreign Language
Journalism
Speech

HomeBase Coach: Corey Winfield

Serves the following Majors: Anthropology
Art History
Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Education/Teaching
History
Humanities
International Studies
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Social Science
Sociology

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Language and People Programs

Anthropology

Anthropology

Study humankind around the world and throughout time to understand our evolutionary origins and our diverse cultures.

Anthropology

Art

Art

Take art classes including ceramics, photography, figure and portrait drawing, blacksmithing, sculpture, printmaking, and more.

Art

Art History

Art History

Our Art History degree is designed to give students the foundation in art history necessary for transfer to a four-year college or university, and is also useful to those hoping to have a specialization in related fields such as art, history, archaeology, or anthropology.

Art History

ASL-English Interpreting

ASL-English Interpreting

Prepare for entry-level positions with integrated coursework in American Sign Language (ASL) and ASL-English interpretation.

ASL-English Interpreting

Deaf Culture and American Sign Language Studies

Deaf Culture and American Sign Language Studies

Take classes with a deaf-centered framework that embrace an empowered collaboration with people with deafness.

Deaf Culture and ASL

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

The earliest years of life are critical to building a foundation for lifelong learning. Young children need settings in which they can learn and explore in a nurturing and educationally rich environment, with teachers who understand how to foster their social, emotional and cognitive development.

Early Childhood Education

Education/Teaching

Education/Teaching

Want to be a teacher? 
Get your two-year AA/AA-T degree. Includes two field experience courses working with credentialed teachers.

Education/Teaching

English

English

Study written and spoken English including composition and technical writing, literature, reading, creative writing, and education.

English

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language (ESL) helps non-native speakers learn English to pursue their career and educational goals.

English as a Second Language

Foreign Languages

Foreign Languages

Take courses in foreign languages and develop a command of many languages necessary to pursue career, transfer, and degree goals.

Foreign Languages

History

History

Study history and gain cultural literacy, critical thinking, and well-informed perspectives on today's world.

History

Humanities

Humanities

Study painting, sculpture, literature, music, theater, and philosophy to discover important ideas about our human condition.

Humanities

International Studies

International Studies

Understand international issues including the impact of globalization, trade, economics, war, foreign relations, and diplomacy.

International Studies

Journalism

Journalism

Receive a strong introduction to both general studies and a journalism or mass communication major.

Journalism

Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy is the critical, rational examination of fundamental questions that people have pondered for more than 2,500 years.

Philosophy

Political Science

Political Science

Take courses including U.S. government, foreign government, Constitutional rights, international relations, and law and society.

Political Science

Psychology

Psychology

Courses include psychology of death and dying, abnormal behavior, human development, human sexuality, and psychology of aging.

Psychology

Social Justice Studies

Social Justice Studies

The Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies: Race and Ethnicity for Transfer degree provides students with a major that fulfills the general requirements of the California State University for transfer. Students with this degree will receive priority admission with junior status to the California State University system.

Social Justice Studies

Social Science

Social Science

Study scientific disciplines to see how events are shaped by socio-economic, political, ecological, and geographical forces.

Social Science

Sociology

Sociology

Study human behavior in society by focusing on systems and how individuals live, work, and interact with them.

Sociology

Speech Communication

Speech Communication

Speech communication is essential for personal and professional growth. Learn theory and practice public speaking and critical thinking.

Speech Communication

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Art

Art

Take art classes including ceramics, photography, figure and portrait drawing, blacksmithing, sculpture, printmaking, and more.

Art

Geography and GIS

Geography and GIS

GIS is a fast growing career field and is a computer-based tool used to map, manage, analyze, and model spatial information.

Geography and GIS

Healthcare Interpreting

Healthcare Interpreting

Bilingual students can prepare for effective language interpretation and cultural brokering in the healthcare setting.

Healthcare Interpreting

Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology

Learn to assist speech-language pathologists in treating communication disorders including articulation, voice, fluency, and hearing.

Speech-Language Pathology

Theatre Arts Film

Theatre Arts Film

ARC's Theatre Arts Film offerings include a variety of classes as well as degree and certificate programs.

Theatre Arts Film