Undergraduate students in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University follow a two-tiered advising system. Please consult your departmental and college advisors regularly to ensure that academic requirements are met.
Major and minor advising
The department provides major and minor advising through our faculty or staff expertise. Contact your advisor to schedule an appointment.
- Arabic: Mustafa Mughazy
- Chinese: Xiaojun Wang
- Classics: Rand Johnson, David Kutzko
- French: Vincent Desroches, Viviane Ruellot, Cynthia Running-Johnson, Vivan Steemers
(new students should see Vivan Steemers to be assigned an advisor)
- German: Olivia Gabor-Peirce
- Japanese: Carlos Pimentel (last name beginning with A through M), Rika Saito (last name beginning with N through Z), and Jeffrey Angles (study abroad, education minors)
Other Language Advising
Advising for languages that are not offered as a major or minor.
University and general education advising
Meet with an advisor in your college for general education and University graduation requirements: