World Languages and Cultures
The Department of World Languages and Cultures offers an undergraduate degree (B.A.) in Spanish with minors in French and Portuguese. A two-year sequence of courses is also offered in Swahili. As the department develops, additional courses will be offered in other foreign languages. The current language program is supported by the Language Media Center which employs a full-time director to assist students in the development of the essential language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and culture. Tutorial assistance is also provided in Spanish and French. Language majors and minors from this department are currently working in various professions throughout the country: teaching, business, medicine, law. The Department of World Languages and Cultures plays a pivotal role in preparing students to meet their General Education Requirements and the world citizenship responsibilities of the 21st century.