The Department of World Languages & Cultures offers minor programs in French, German, Spanish, as well as International Studies. These minors serve as an excellent complement to a degree in any field. A minor in these academic programs provides you an understanding of the associated cultures' historical and contemporary significance, and facilitates development of language proficiency.
In accordance to recent studies, the demand for bilingual workers is on the rise in almost every line of work; speaking a second language makes you a valuable asset to your future employer. Particular high in demand are bilingual workers in health care, hospitality, education, law enforcement, customer service, social services, finance and international business, and communication. If your academic major is associated with any of these fields, please see an advisor in the Department of World Languages regarding adding a minor in languages or international studies.
Each minor requires 18 credit hours of course work, elementary, and in some cases, intermediate level language courses, do not apply to minor programs in languages. Several study abroad opportunities are available for students pursuing a minor in languages or international studies. The requirements for the minor programs in the Department of World Languages & Cultures can be viewed by clicking on the minor link below.