The mission of the Department of World Languages and Cultures is to provide high quality instruction in world languages, and to prepare students to be lifelong learners and engaged citizens through the critical study of the literatures and cultures associated with these languages.
The language and critical thinking skills you develop through written and oral exposition, research, and service learning will enhance your career opportunities in today's global society and provide the basis for a lifetime exploration of multiple cultures and worldviews.
Choose One of Our Academic Programs
1. Latin American Literatures and Cultures (M.A.)
4. Teacher Licensure Programs
- Spanish B.A. K-12 for undergraduate students
- Spanish TLP for graduate students
- Spanish K-12 Endorsement for licensed teachers
Learn Languages and Cultures at Any Level
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Taught in English
Designated 'WLC' for 'World Languages and Cultures'
WLC-200: Introduction to World Cultures
WLC-200A: Arab Culture
WLC-200B: Brazilian Culture
WLC-200C: Chinese Culture
WLC-200F: French & Francophone Cultures
WLC-200I: Italian Culture
WLC-200J: Japanese Culture
WLC-200L: Latin American Cultures
WLC-220: Culture through Film
WLC-302: Introduction to Teaching World Languages
WLC-333: Cross-Cultural Communication: Fundamentals of Translation
Arabic 101 and 102
Chinese 101 and 102
French 101 and 102
Italian 101 and 102
Japanese 101 and 102
Korean 101 and 102
Polish 101 and 102
Portuguese 101 and 102
Spanish 101 and 102
Spanish 201 to 299
You can enroll in an intermediate course if you have taken its prerequisite, or if you placed into it through our online placement exam.
Spanish 300 to 399
You can enroll in an advanced course if you have taken its prerequisite, or if you have the consent of the instructor. Spanish 400-level courses are reserved for students in the Master of Arts in Latin American Literatures and Cultures program.