Current Classes

Please refer to the current Continuing Education Schedule of Classes for upcoming dates and times.

General Information

Coastal Carolina Community College (Coastal) has successfully offered customized Continuing Education foreign language and culture classes to over 5,000 military personnel and to a number of civilian students during the past 20 years.

Foreign Languages Offered

§  Beginner

§  Refresher

§  Beginner *

§  Intermediate

§  Beginner

§  Refresher

§  Beginner *

§  Refresher

§  Sustainment *

Delivery Methods

Seated classes are available in the above languages.

* Online classes are available for Beginner French, Beginner Spanish, and Spanish Sustainment.


Coastal’s CE foreign language instructors are generally native speakers who are trained by the CE Foreign Language Training Specialist on best practice foreign language teaching methods.


Textbooks are available at the College Store.

Prerequisite Placement Testing

To get an approximation of at what language proficiency level a student may be performing, students may take a free online assessment.

Course Lengths

Classes may be customized to run from 48 – 250 hours of training.

Class Fees – minimum enrollment required

0  –  24 $70 Costs Vary $1
25 – 50 $125 Costs Vary $1
50+ $180 Costs Vary $1
96+ $185 Costs Vary $1

The insurance fee is waived if the U.S. Government is paying.

Should foreign language training be needed but minimum enrollment requirements cannot be met, then a separate higher set of fees is available.  Please contact for that fee schedule. 

Registration & Payment

Please refer to the Registration & Fees page for registration instructions.

Continuing Education Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available for students who qualify.  Please see the Continuing Education Financial Assistance page for details.

Student Evaluation Course Comments

  • Wonderful class with a wonderful instructor. I am hoping I can make an intermediate class at some point.
  • Superb!
  • Ghada is a magnificent teacher who makes class very enjoyable. I went from not wanting to learn to being genuinely interested.  I hope to take classes in the future with her
  • I just wanted to thank you both for proctoring such an outstanding class. I really found the assignments enriching and fun. The course materials complemented each other very well. Your combined timely feedback on videos and grading assignments kept me engaged and excited. I was astounded by how professional, helpful and knowledgeable you both were. Please stay in education because you both are very talented educators! Thanks!

Additional Information

For additional information, to request a course, or to register, contact:

Kelley Nielsen
Director, Health, Public Safety, and Marketing