The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University offers the following programs.
- Italian (offered in summer 2015; Basic Italian I in summer I and Basic Italian II in summer II)
- Russian (offered in summer 2015; Basic Russian I in summer I and Basic Russian II in summer II)
- Arabic (minor available in 2015)
- Chinese (minor available in 2015)
- French (major and minor)
- German (major and minor)
- Japanese (minor available in 2015)
- Latin (major and minor)
- Russian (minor; currently not accepting new students)
Students are strongly encouraged to study abroad. Department faculty lead a number of study abroad programs. Credit toward your major or minor or general University credit can be granted for participation in pre-approved, non-WMU programs. See an advisor for more information about specific programs.