World Languages

World Languages

Department of World Languages

Watch a welcome video by Dr. Marilyn Manley, department chair.

The Department offers a major in Spanish, a Coordinate Education major in Spanish, and an interdisciplinary major in Modern Languages and Linguistics. Within the Spanish Major, four Concentrations are available in: (1) Applied Spanish, (2) Peninsular Spanish Literature and Culture, (3) Spanish American Literature and Culture, and (4) Spanish Translation and Interpretation. The Department also offers the Applied Spanish Program Sequence A for the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies: Humanities / Social Sciences and participates in both the interdisciplinary majors of International Studies and Area Studies. Five minors are offered by the Department in: (1) Spanish, (2) Latin American Studies (interdisciplinary), (3) French, (4) German Studies (interdisciplinary), and (5) Romance Languages (Spanish, French and Italian). French courses are offered beyond the 18 s.h. minor, providing students with the opportunity to accumulate credits toward a second certification. The Department also participates in both the interdisciplinary International Studies Minor and the interdisciplinary Asian Studies Minor. Additionally, the Department offers eleven Certificates of Undergraduate Study (CUGS), of 12 s.h. each, in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Applied Spanish, Peninsular Spanish Literature and Culture, Spanish American Literature and Culture, and Spanish Translation and Interpretation.