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welcome to the department of modern foreign languages

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages offers several degree options: teaching specializations in French
and Spanish from pre-kindergarten to adult levels, as well as degrees in International Studies-Foreign Language (i.e.,
French or Spanish). There are also two certificate options available and open to students and the community as a
whole: Certificate of Proficiency in Spanish, and Certificate of Proficiency in French.
There are also minors offered in French, German and Spanish.
Lower-level language courses fulfill general education International Perspectives requirements. Language courses also help other academic departments meet cognate requirements. French, German and Spanish courses and activities provide opportunities to learn about world cultures, develop communication skills, perceive connections among disciplines, compare institutions and languages, analyze literary texts, utilize technology and recognize the role of culture in shaping identities.


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