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Workforce Development Certificate

Certificate Program Description:
This program provides an in-depth study of the spoken and written language and prepares students to use the chosen language as a career skill. The courses are designed to emphasize acquisition of competency sufficient to communicate orally and in writing with a native speaker of the target language on a professional or work-related basis. TCC instructional methods infuse technology into the learning process, which increases access to resources for the language. Graduates find a variety of positions with government or social organizations and firms involved with speakers of the target language (translating, interpreting, investments, accounting, banking, education, publishing, manufacturing, sales, service, and travel).


Degree Awarded: Certificate of Achievement


Russian 15 hours

RUSS 1103 Russian I

*RUSS 1213 Russian II

*RUSS 1313 Russian III

*RUSS 1413 Russian IV

*RUSS 2113 Intermediate Russian I


Controlled Electives 5 hours

*RUSS 1001 Russian for Communication I

RUSS 1031 Russian Pronunciation

RUSS 1061 Russian for Biblical Study

*RUSS 1201 Russian for Communication II

*RUSS 1301 Russian for Communication III

*RUSS 1401 Russian for Communication IV

RUSS 2033 Russian Literature in Translation

RUSS 2041 Russian - Introduction to the Arts

RUSS 2071 Russian History and Geography Introduction

*RUSS 2143 Russian Civilization and Culture

*RUSS 2213 Intermediate Russian II

*RUSS 2320 International Work and/or Study Seminar

*RUSS 2413 Russian Translating

RUSS 2421 Russian Culture Comparisons

*RUSS 2523 Intermediate Russian Grammar and Composition


NOTE: One alternate language, 1-3 credit hours, may be substituted if necessary to complete the required total credit hours for Controlled Electives. Select from Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, or Spanish.


Total Credit Hours: 20

*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).


General education requirements can be found at: