Programs and Degrees

The Department offers undergraduate major programs in:

  • French
  • Spanish, and
  • Linguistics

and minor programs in:

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish, and
  • Linguistics

We also offer the M.A. degree in Spanish providing advanced professional training in the areas of Spanish language, literature, and civilizations of the Spanish-speaking world.

Language for Business Purposes is offered yearly in Spanish and on-demand in French and German.

Courses in English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement and also required for K-12 lincensure in Spanish and French:

  • WLAN 4315 Methods of Teaching Second Languages
  • WLAN 4325 Second Language Acquisition
  • WLAN 4330 Second Language Assessment

The Department offers courses in the UCA Lower DIvision CORE in:

  • Inquiry and Analysis in the Humanities (CHIN 2320, FREN 2320, GERM 2320, SPAN 2320, LING 2350, WLAN 2350)
  • Diversity in Creative Works in the Humanities (WLAN 2315)
  • Diversity in World Cultures in the Humanities and the Social Sciences (LING 1310, WLAN 2325)

Courses in the Department fulfill requirements in the following undergraduate programs outside of Languages & Linguistics:

  • African/African-American Studies major and minor (LING 3325, WLAN 2325)
  • Anthropology major (LING 3325)
  • Anthropology minor (LING 2350, 3325, WLAN 2350)
  • Asian Studies minor (CHIN 2310, 2320, 3300, 3303, 3312, 3320, JAPN 2310, WLAN 2315)
  • Creative Writing major and minor (LING 2320, 3315)
  • Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts major (WLAN 2350, 2325)
  • Latin-American and Latino Studies minor (SPAN 2330, 2340, 3313, 3315, 3321, 3330, 3398, 4395, 4396, WLAN 2315, 2325, 3390)
  • Writing major and General Writing minor (LING 2320 and all LING upper-division courses)

Courses in the Department fulfill requirements in the following graduate programs outside of Languages & Linguistics:

  • MSE in Advanced Studies in Teaching Leadership, Writing Pedagogy: LING 5310, 5340
  • MSE in Advanced Studies in Teaching Leadership, English as a Second Language: WLAN 5315, 5325, 5330
  • MA in English: LING 5310
  • MFA in Creative Writing: LING 5310, 5345, 5350, 5355