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Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies offers a major with two possible concentrations: Hispanic Studies and Multiple Languages. In addition, students can minor in French, German, or Spanish and can take courses in Italian and Russian.

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies prepares you to be a global citizen by offering coursework, co-curricular programs and study abroad opportunities that result in language proficiency as well as critical awareness of cultures. Becoming proficient in other languages and cultures allows you to perceive the world from a different linguistic and cultural framework.  The department fosters and promotes respect for cultural and intellectual diversity by nurturing your ability to communicate and interact with all the world's people.

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world."

-Ludwig Wittgenstein. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1922)

Departmental News 

Associate Professor, LanguagesM‌ay 2018

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Yun Sil Jeon has been named a 2018 Distinguished Teacher by Dylan Rush who was named a 2018 US Presidential Scholar. You can access the list of students click here and a list of distinguished teachers click here

Congratulations Dr. Jeon!