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World Languages and Cultures

College of Arts and Humanities
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World Languages and Cultures Office
Language & Literature Building room 102
(509) 963-1218

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World Languages and Cultures Class Schedule for Academic Year 2023-2024

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Learning a foreign language can give you a competitive edge in the global market, expand your career horizons, and improve your intercultural communication skills. Check out these other advantages to speaking more than one language.

Foreign language degrees are also one of the highest earning humanities degrees. See what you could do after graduating with your foreign language degree!

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What We Offer:

Our department offers majors in French, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish and minors in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

Partnered with the Office of International Studies and Programs, our department offers opportunities to study abroad!

Sign up for more information.


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Karl Watson received full scholarship from ProjectGO to study advanced Russian in Narva, Estonia. He used his Russian to work in a museum that used to be a real medieval castle!

Completing a Program:

To complete a major or minor, students will need to complete the second year of the desired language along with grammar and culture classes. The requirements change within each language, with minors beginning at 27 credits and majors beginning at 45 credits.

For information click language placement test.




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Course Schedules:

Tentative offerings and course plans can be found under Student Resources.

Summer Classes in ASL and Spanish to fulfill General Education Language Requirement!






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