Liberal Arts, Humanities, & Education

HCC's Liberal Arts, Humanities & Education Programs offer students the chance to develop careers in History, Humanities/Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy and World Languages, all designed to provide the educational foundation needed to become successful, college-level students.

Liberal Arts, Humanities, & Education Programs

Child Development

Learn the principles of normal child growth and development from birth through age 5. Read more »


English as a Second Language (ESL)

Prepare for credit English courses with this developmental program. Read more »



Broaden your realm of knowledge as you examine the long history of mankind. Read more »


Humanities/Interdisciplinary Studies

Choose a specialization in Mexican-American Studies, Africana African American Studies, Global Studies, and Women and Gender Studies. Read more »



The HCC philosophy program provides students opportunities to explore and cultivate open, critical ways to understand the search for truth and to examine the moral implications of thinking and action in an increasingly technologically driven multicultural world. Read more »


Kinesiology & Exercise Science

Obtain instruction for fitness through good health practices and exercise. Read more »


Teacher Education

The Associate of Arts in Teaching is a state-approved collegiate degree program consisting of lower-division courses intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. Read more »


World Languages

The World Language Program at HCC provides language instruction in Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean and Arabic to students wishing to transfer successfully to universities, or to students that want to meet personal and professional language goals. Read more »