College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Majors, Minors and Other Opportunities

Undergraduate Majors

Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Foreign Languages and Cultures has three options!

We also offer the B.A. in:

Undergraduate minors in:

We sponsor three popular study abroad programs: WISE-Spain, WISE-Costa Rica and Language and Culture in Germany. We also co-sponsor with African American Studies the African Folklore in Ghana program.

We encourage double majors in Foreign Languages and Cultures and another discipline. Joint curriculum sequences are available for the following programs:

Foreign Languages in the News

The Guardian reports that "foreign language learning can increase the size of your brain"!

Language Learning is Essential for Understanding Global Perspectives

CNN Money reports: The hottest job skill is... (yes, you guessed it: knowledge of foreign languages!)

New York Post reports, "Speaking Two or More Languages Becoming Essential Skill."

FLL Advisor Sharon Hunter Moves to Morgan Hall

Effective immediately, Dr. Sharon Hunter, advisor for the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has moved to Morgan Hall. Her new office is MG305B and her new telephone number is (309) 298-1232.

Welcome to Morgan Hall, Dr. Hunter!

Resources for Students

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Follow WIU Students in Spain!

Keep track of our students on their semester-long study abroad experience as part of the WISE-Spain trip with these regular updates!

Grupo de Español

Please join us for Spanish Club!

Every Tuesday during Fall 2017 from 3:30-4:30 pm in Morgan Hall 303 lab.

For more information contact Margarita Obregon

French Conversation Hour

French Conversation will be on Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Foreign Languages and Literatures lab, Morgan Hall 303. Come and practice your French. All levels welcome!

For more information contact Dr. Edmond Asare, at (309) 298-1496 or via email at