The Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Alabama provides a major in Foreign Languages and Foreign Languages for Commerce, both offer concentrations in French, German, and Spanish. A minor is available. From 6 to 14 credit hours in the same foreign language are required in the general studies component of all Bachelor of Arts programs. The educational facilities of the Department of Foreign Languages are second to none. We have direct satellite feed into all classrooms offering the student educational programming from around the world. With our fully equipped languages laboratory, language students may use multimedia language computer software, Internet based resources, audio, and video to enhance their language skills.
Check the latest edition of GlobalTalk, the Foreign Languages newsletter, for the latest happenings in the department!
Attention: New requirements for the Foreign Language Major
The following checksheets list the new requirements in the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog:
- The Foreign Languages Club will elect officers at its first meeting on Monday, September 15th at 3:00 in Wesleyan Hall room 304.
- Spanish Conversation Table - Come join the Spanish Conversation Table!!! Starting September 3, 2014 in Wesleyan Hall on the 3rd floor. It will be held every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00. Beginning Spanish speakers always welcome. Hope to see you there.
- Congratulations to Lauren Daley for representing the Department of Foreign Languages and winning the College of Arts and Sciences' Three Minute Thesis competition. This exciting competition involved Lauren explaining her research to a wide audience in under three minutes. She will now represent the College of Arts and Sciences in the university-wide competition against other colleges' winners.
- Foreign Languages Newsletter Fall 2012 - GlobalTalk
Study Abroad Videos:
- New Study Shows Brain Benefits Of Bilingualism
- What can I do with this major?
- Language Study In the Age of Globalization: The College-Level Experience
- Knowing Other Languages Brings Opportunities
- Learn more about the Foreign Language Honor Society
- Mission Statement of the Department of Foreign Languages
- Bilinguals Have Faster, More Adaptive Brains When They Get Older, Study Finds
The Department of Foreign Languages congratulates French major Dakota MacNeill and French/Spanish major Dillon Green and Spanish/Secondary Education major Linda Massey as the Spring 2014 recipients of the Foreign Languages Endowed Scholarships.
- Department of Foreign Languages Scholarship Application and Guidelines
- University Travel Abroad Scholarship Application