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Programs Offered

Middle Eastern Studies Major, B.A.

The Middle Eastern Studies major is a multidisciplinary program that is unique in nature for a liberal arts college. It focuses on history, cultural, language and political thought. Students interested in democracy and culture, human rights, international affairs, literature and languages, and wish to explore from different perspectives the diverse region of the Middle East, should consider this academic program. The primary focus of the program is to prepare students, through their contacts with faculty members from various disciplines, to lead the world of tomorrow through the political and cultural tensions of today. Students who choose to study the Middle East will graduate with a well-rounded and excellent knowledge of all aspects of the region. The study of Arabic is essential to the field; students will finish with a good knowledge of the language to be able to pursue further study at The American University in Cairo.

Latin American Studies Major, B.A.

The Latin American studies major is a multidisciplinary program that has a long tradition in universities throughout the U.S. Students who are interested in democracy and culture, human rights, international affairs, literature and languages, and wish to explore from different perspectives the diverse regions of Latin America and the Caribbean should consider this academic program. Students will be prepared to work at international, governmental and private organizations dealing with the region or to continue graduate studies in the field.

German Major, B.A.

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers a major in German that, in addition to providing understanding of the German language and culture, gives a new perspective on the English language and American culture. The major also prepares students for graduate studies or for careers in teaching, government, business, industry and international organizations.

French Major, B.A.

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers a major in French that, in addition to providing understanding of the French language and culture, gives a new perspective on the English language and American culture. The major also prepares students for graduate studies or for careers in teaching, government, business, industry and international organizations.

French-German Major, B.A.

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers a combined French-German major that, in addition to providing understanding of the French and German languages and cultures, gives a new perspective on the English language and American culture. The major also prepares students for graduate studies or for careers in teaching, government, business, industry and international organizations.

French Minor

Students with a minor in French will learn about the French language and culture through a combination of courses designed to improve language skills and expose students to French civilization. Students who minor in French must take a minimum of 15 credits in French at or above the 200 level.

French-German Minor

Students with a minor in French-German will learn about the French and German languages through a combination of courses designed to improve language skills and expose students to French and German civilization and culture. Students who minor in French-German must take a minimum of 15 credits in French and/or German at or above the 200 level, as described below.

German Minor

A minor in German exposes students to German culture, civilization and language. Students who minor in German must take a minimum of 15 credits in German at or above the 200 level.

Middle Eastern Studies Minor

Coordinator: Donald Wright

Spanish Minor

A Spanish minor offers students an understanding of the Spanish language and culture. Students who minor in Spanish must take a minimum of 15 credits in Spanish at or above the 200 level.