Academics

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University offers the following programs.

Majors

  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Latin

Minors

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Russian (will not be offered in 2014-15)

Introductory classes

  • Greek
  • Italian

Education degrees

  • 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)

Study abroad

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.

Interdisciplinary programs