Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

 

Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

The faculty of the Department of Modern Languages of the University of Mary Washington join with our students and colleagues across campus to state unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. We affirm our support of racial equality and social justice, and we stand against brutality and abuse of power locally, nationally, and worldwide. As a department teaching the cultures of seven languages, we embrace diversity in our faculty, our students and our curriculum, and we pledge to continue our work promoting understanding among peoples of the world.

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Marcel Rotter, Department Chair

Whether you are only taking one class or wanting to complete a major / minor, or have questions about study abroad opportunities, you have come to the right place.

Below are quick facts to start your search.

Click the links and explore…you never know just where it can lead.

 

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Languages offered:

Arabic, Chinese, French, German, ItalianSpanish and Japanese (starting Fall 2020)

 

B.A. Degree in Modern Foreign Languages in French, German, Spanish
*Students can also request a special major in Italian Studies

 

Minors in: Arabic, French, Business French, German, Business German, Spanish, Business Spanish

 

Study Abroad opportunitiesUMW in Spain, UMW in FranceUMW in Québec, UMW in Austria

 

Exchange Program Opportunities: See current list with the Center for International Education