Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature offers two-semester sequences of introductory language study in Spanish and French. Students are provided with the tools they need to develop the requisite communicational skills in speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing while acquiring a sound working knowledge of grammar. Diverse written and aural/oral textbook and workbook assignments are chosen specifically to meet these goals. Students are additionally exposed to the culture and history of the various countries in which the languages are spoken. Onsite language-laboratory facilities complement and reinforce weekly classroom sessions, helping students perfect their pronunciation and increase their proficiency. Intermediate and upper-level courses run with sufficient enrollment.