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World Language Studies Welcomes You to New Experiences

Through the study of foreign languages, students acquire both linguistic skills and an understanding of the literature, history, and culture of people around the world.

Students also come to view their own culture in a more critical light. Language study is thus extremely valuable in the real world, leading to fulfilling careers and enriched lives.

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Academic Programs

World Language Studies offers three undergraduate degrees and three minors. 

Undergraduate Degrees 

  • Bachelor of Arts in French

          Course Requirements (30 cr.)

          FREN-F 203 Second-Year French I

          FREN-F 204 Second-Year French II

          FREN-F 313 Advanced Grammar and Composition 1

          4 additional courses at the 300-level

          3 additional courses at the 400-level

  • Bachelor of Arts in German

          Course Requirements (30 cr.)

          GER-G 203 Second-Year German 1

          GER-G 204 Second-Year German 2

          GER-G 313 Writing German 1

          4 additional courses at the 300-level

          3 additional courses at the 400-level

  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

          Course Requirements (30 cr.)

          SPAN-S 204 Second Year Spanish 2

          SPAN-S 275 Hispanic Culture and Conversation

          SPAN-S 313 Writing Spanish 1

          4 additional courses at the 300-level

          3 additional courses at the 400-level

 All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

Courses in online format are excluded from approval, except for courses previously authorized by the Department. Contact Department Chair for details.


Minors Offered


Course Descriptions

Course descriptions can be found on the Campus Bulletin


Current Courses Offered

Current course offerings can be found on the IU South Bend Schedule of Classes.