The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures offers a uniquely rich and diverse humanities education with majors in Classics, French, and Spanish. Classes in other languages are also offered on an ongoing basis, such as German, Italian, Russian and Japanese. The study of world languages, cultures, and literatures provides students marketable skills for a wide variety of professions in the global marketplace.
A teacher education track is available to students majoring in either Classics, French or Spanish and is designed to provide prospective teachers a strong academic foundation along with a continuous focus on both the theory and practice of teaching through a sequence of pre- internship education courses and field experiences.
Information regarding specific majors within the department can be found under the Degrees & Certificates link.
Please note: The Hispanic Studies Major has a new set of required courses as of Fall 2013/Spring 2014 academic year. The required courses are as follows: SPA 201, 202, 303, 304, 332, 351, 352, 450, and 270; HTY 181, 182 and 6 electives from other Spanish courses, study abroad program, or related courses from other disciplines. The Spanish Minor: SPA 201, 202, 303, 304, and students may then choose any other Spanish course in the 300 level to complete the minor.
The "Degrees and Cerficates" link still reflects the 2012/2013 academic year; look for these changes in the next academic year catalog. If you have any questions please contact 780-4290.