All of Wofford’s modern language majors spend a semester studying abroad in
an area of the world that speaks the language they are studying. In addition
all modern language majors earn internationally recognized certificates in oral
and written language proficiency from the American Council on the Teaching of
Foreign Languages, a value-added credential positioning them for the workplace
or graduate study.
Immerse yourself in one of the world’s oldest languages. Explore the
traditions, current events, and future of an emerging superpower! Study media
and pop culture from the Chinese-speaking world.
Wofford’s French program focuses on the media and culture of France
and the francophone world while pushing you to improve your skills in oral and written expression.
As a German language student, you will improve your speaking abilities
by studying media and culture from the German-speaking world. You have a myriad of opportunities abroad while living with native-speaking host families and taking university classes.
As a Spanish student, you will study media and pop culture from both
Latin America and Spain while also improving your skills in Spanish. Spanish
majors study abroad in places as varied as Madrid, Granada, Quito, Lima, and
The Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Program provides an integrated interdisciplinary approach to the
historical, political, social, and cultural inter-relationships of the nations and peoples of our hemisphere.
Get a description of Wofford’s modern language programs. Information includes an overview of courses offered, any special tracks of study and unique opportunities open to students majoring in a modern language.
Get basic degree and contact information about the
professors in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.