ENGAGE THE WORLD!
Study the liberal arts degree that earns the highest salary upon graduation
Our department offers minors in: American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish And Majors in French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish
Check out these advantages of speaking more than one language!
Course Plans are now available under Student Resources!
To complete a language 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 47 credits.
Tentative offerings can be found under Student Resources
- Check out the American Sign Language Minor!
Check out World Languages at SOURCE!
Presenters: ASL students, Alanna Alegria; Kelsi Baggarley; Mishele Barnett; Abby Beauchamp; Somer Calahan; Micaela Clark; Sarah Compton; Micah Davis; Sarah Erland; Celena Gilbert; Kaitlan Klepec; Laura Leist; Stephanie Main; Samuel Maupin; Kendall May; Kelly McKenzie; Paige Nelles; Karlee Olive; Jourdyn Payne; Caitlin Pudlitzke; Vianey Rivas; Kazia Starkenburg; and Nathan Stewart, performed conversations, poetry, and story telling in American Sign Language. Latin students, Pamela Stephenson and Eryn Baumgart, presented excerpts from their forthcoming book that illustrates the Roman alphabet. German student, George Barker, performed music he wrote, which was itself inspired by poems written by his peers in an assignment for a German course. Spanish student, Edward Pinto, presented a poster on strategies to improve writing for Heritage high school students. The students were mentored by Professor Loudenback, Dr. Michael Johnson, Dr. Laurie Moshier, and Dr. Alejandro Lee, respectively.
Winners: Sarah Erland, mentored by Professor Loudenback, won an Creative Expression Outstanding Student Presentation award. Also, along with her partner, ASL Student Kimberly Hager won second prize in the 2015 Business Plan competition, proposing a company called Bare Hands Learning Resources. Kimberly was also mentored by Professor Loundenback.
Congratulations to all our students, the winners, and all the mentors! You make the Department of World Languages proud.