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World Languages Department


The Department of World Languages offers you the world.

Our programs not only build and broaden language skills, but also expose you to the rich culture and history of the world’s people and places. Our comprehensive and intensive range of courses allows for the study of a wide variety of languages and cultures, including French, German, Japanese , and Spanish. For information on Cherokee language studies, please visit Cherokee Studies.

We offer several undergraduate academic programs that include a major in Spanish and minors in GermanJapanese, and Spanish.

In addition to your curricular pursuits, you’ll find any number of special opportunities and events to get involved in—including student-run organizations, Study Abroad, Hispanic Heritage Month, and the annual Language Contest for High School Students, to name but a few.

Whether your passion is absorbing the cultures of the world or teaching a foreign language or second language learners, the Department of World Languages offers you the world.

Faculty and Staff

Our faculty have a wide range of expertise, experience, interests and connections. The small size of most classes in the World Languages Department means there is plenty of opportunity for interaction between teacher and student.

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