Programs in Foreign Languages

Concentration programs, combination programs in language and linguistics and in language and international studies, Honors Programs, Teacher's Certificate Programs and Minors, and general minors are offered in French and Spanish. Introductory-level courses in Arabic, German, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin Chinese and Russian are also available.

Programs in French

Five concentration programs are offered, all leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree: the General Program in French, the Honors Program in French, the Program in French and Linguistics, the Program in French and International Studies, and the Teacher’s Certificate Program in French. A Minor in French and a Teacher’s Certificate Minor in French are also available.

Students selecting a concentration in French are expected to have completed the equivalent of FRN 111 in high school. If not, they must go beyond the 120 credits normally needed to graduate.

Programs in Spanish

Five concentration programs are offered, all leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree: the General Program in Spanish, the Honors Program in Spanish, the Program in Spanish and Linguistics, the Program in Spanish and International Studies, and the Teacher’s Certificate Program in Spanish. A Minor in Spanish and a Teacher’s Certificate Minor in Spanish are also available.

Students selecting a concentration in Spanish are expected to have completed the equivalent of SPN 111 in high school. If not, they must go beyond the 120 credits normally needed to graduate.

New Programs

Minors are now available in the following new programs: French and Francophone Studies and Hispanic Language and Literary Studies.

Courses in Foreign Languages

Information on courses in American Sign LanguageArabic, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish can be accessed through the dynamic web catalog.