Academic and Career Pathways


Languages, Communication, and Humanities

Image result for miracosta college techtalk Image result for miracosta college business Image result for miracosta college business


Are you inspired by the use of language and communication to shed light on global issues, struggles, and stories? Would you like to build a world where people connect to each other through language, ideas, and cultural expression?

  • The knowledge and skills gained through the Languages, Communication, and Humanities ACP will prepare you for career and transfer opportunities in a broad range of fields, such as teaching, translation and interpretation, journalism, media, entertainment, marketing, public relations, government, international business, international relations, and law.

Careers in Languages, Communication, and Humanities *

  • Teachers, professors, and educators.
  • Diplomats, Foreign Service officers, lawyers, and historians.
  • Language interpreters, translators, and linguists.
  • Publishers, journalists, writers, copywriters, and public relations, advertising, and marketing professionals.

*Many of these careers require a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Student Story

Dr. Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales

Alfredo’s “second-chance” was the start of a successful and impressive academic and professional journey. He graduated from high school, completed MiraCosta College’s ESL program and then made the successful transition from the noncredit to the credit program. He then graduated with an associate degree from MiraCosta College, and in 2005, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Riverside (UCR). Three years later, he received a Master’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, also at UC Riverside, and in June of 2010, graduated from UCR with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. READ MORE ABOUT ALFREDO.

Programs of Study

KEY: Certificate of Proficiency Certificate of Achievement Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree

Program of Study Programs Sequence
Communication Communication Studies for Transfer MAP
English Englis Lit Major Prep MAP
  English for Transfer MAP
French Frech (CSU GE) MAP
  French (IGETC) MAP
Italian Italian (CSU GE) MAP
  Italian (IGETC) MAP
Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities  
Spanish Career Spanish for Medical Personnel  
  Spanish for Trnsfer (CSU GE) MAP
  Spanish for Transfer (IGETC) MAP

**These maps are suggested sequences for course completion. Please consult a counselor to first complete an educational plan.

Not Sure which major to choose? Explore your options here.