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Department of Language

Department of Language

The Department of Language provides a multifaceted and innovative language curriculum that enables you to develop high levels of proficiency in a second language as well as cultural competency. READ MORE

Intermediate courses provide the opportunity to develop language skills and to understand the principles of language acquisition. Advanced programs in language and teaching English as a second language prepare you for a variety of careers or graduate studies.

In our world where international communication skills are in increasing demand, a degree in foreign language is an asset in any field - business, medicine, social work, education, translation. Being proficient in a foreign language and knowledgeable about other cultures prepares you for many career opportunities.

Faculty

Programs of Study

Please see the Academic Catalogue descriptions for more details and a listing of minors.

Student Organizations

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11/4/14 - Chelsea Loomis, junior spanish and TESL double major, and Trey Gerrell, junior Christian thought and tradition major, serve at East Elementary School for Campus and Community Day. - MiKalla Cotton
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Chelsea Loomis, junior spanish and TESL double major, and Trey Gerrell, junior Christian thought and tradition major, serve at East Elementary School for Campus and Community Day. - MiKalla Cotton

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10/4/14 - Jean Marie Walls, professor of language and department chair, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, talk with visitors of their booth at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton
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Jean Marie Walls, professor of language and department chair, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, talk with visitors of their booth at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton

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10/4/14 - Joshua Guthrie, senior engineering major, greets and talks with Phillip G. Ryan, Professor of Language, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton
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Joshua Guthrie, senior engineering major, greets and talks with Phillip G. Ryan, Professor of Language, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton

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5/17/14 - Faculty members Victoria Malone, Patricia Hamilton and Pam Sutton gather to take a photo at Union University’s 189th Spring Commencement. - Kathleen Murray
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Faculty members Victoria Malone, Patricia Hamilton and Pam Sutton gather to take a photo at Union University’s 189th Spring Commencement. - Kathleen Murray

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Contact Information
Course Schedules
Undergraduate Catalogues (.pdf)
Undergraduate Areas of Study
  • Applied Linguistics
  • French*
  • Spanish*
  • Teaching English as a Second language*

  • * Teacher Licensure Available
  • # This major is available also with Discipline-Specific Honors

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