College of Arts and Sciences
Majors, Minors and Other Opportunities
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 also offer elementary and intermediate instruction in Chinese and Japanese. 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
New York Post reports, "Speaking Two or More Languages Becoming Essential Skill."
Resources for Students
- Student Organizations & Clubs
- Brochure (PDF) for Integrated Baccalaureate Degree in Foreign Languages & Cultures (BA) and Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences (MLAS)
German Coffee and Conversation Hour
German "Kaffeestunde" will be every Monday at 12:30-1:30 pm in the Foreign Languages and Literatures lab, Morgan Hall 303. Contact Dr. Gary Schmidt for more info at (309) 298-1558 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Japanese Club will be every Wednesday from 4:30-6:00 pm in Morgan 328.
Learn about Japanese culture, improve your Japanese speaking skills, and meet new people. Contact Wenhong Teel for more info at (309) 298-1558 or via email at email@example.com.
Grupo de Español
Spanish Club is on Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm in Morgan Hall 303. It is only for WIU students. It is a chance for students to get together and have Spanish club and conversation in a casual setting.
Tertulias (Spanish Conversations) will not be held this semester.
French Conversation Hour
French Conversation will be on Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 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) 298-1558 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.