The Department of Foreign Languages offers major and minor programs in French (HEGIS 1102), Italian (HEGIS 1104) and Spanish (HEGIS 1105). In its major programs, the department offers courses in language, culture and civilization, and literature. All courses may be applied to the core curriculum or taken as electives.
Chair: J. Gomez; Professor: T. Mussio; Professors Emeriti: E. Gomez-Quintero, G. van den Bossche; Associate Professors: E. Buonanno, J. Gomez; Assistant Professor: J. Cussen.
Language majors are urged to broaden their studies to include other modern or classical languages.
French, Italian, or Spanish majors may double major in another language, International Studies, or any other area of study. Majors and Minors are encouraged to study abroad, during the summer months or for a full semester. Interested students may consult members of the Department of Foreign Languages.
Teacher certification - Grades 7-12
Students who wish to major in French, Italian or Spanish and receive teacher certification for grades 7-12 must complete all the requirements of the major, which include the requisite 27 credits in a given language, as well as the 33 credits in education outlined in this catalog.
Courses in the Japanese language fulfill Area VI of the College core curriculum requirements (Foreign Language).
The program in Japanese is supported by the faculty of the Foreign Languages Department.
Courses in the classical Latin language fulfill Area VI of the College core curriculum requirements (Foreign Language).
The program in Latin is supported by the faculty of the Foreign Languages Department.
ProgramsBachelor of ArtsNon-Degree