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The Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Alabama provides majors in Foreign Languages (concentrations in French and/or German) and Spanish. A minor is also available in French, German and/or Spanish. Six credit hours at the Introductory level in the same foreign language are required for all Bachelor of Arts degrees. 


UNA French Film Festival 2024

French Film Festival PosterJoin us at 6:00pm in the Wesleyan Hall auditorium (room 214) for the seventh annual UNA French Film Festival – Albertine Cinémathèque. Beginning March 4 and concluding March 20, the festival includes six screenings (all films will have English subtitles). Admission is FREE for all UNA students/faculty/staff and the Shoals community! 

This event is hosted by the UNA Dept. of Foreign Languages with the UNA School of the Arts, Dept. of Cinematic Arts & Theatre, Dept. of English, Dept. of Communication, Dept. of Psychology & Sociology, the Mitchell-West Center for Social Inclusion, College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, and Cole Honors College. 

For more information, contact: Dr. Stephanie Coker at scoker1@una.edu

Albertine Cinémathèque is a program of FACE Foundation and Villa Albertine in partnership with the French Embassy in the United States and with the support of the CNC (Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée) and the Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain.


Education Abroad Videos

The Department of Foreign Languages congratulates the following students

  • Sidney Heinrich, Elena Utiupina, Cana Beth Waynick and James Wiegmann as the 2023-2024 recipients of the Foreign Languages Hufstedler Endowed Scholarship
  • Kali "Maddie" Davis, Jennifer Drake-Logan, Ted Herndon, Ethan Sowash and Claire Stone as the 2023 recipients of Education Abroad Scholarships.
  • Mary Filiatrault as a 2021-2022 recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany
  • Brandon Ryan Blevins as a 2022-2023 recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany
  • Ellie Thompson as a 2023-2024 recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany
  • Ellie Thompson as the 2022 recipient of a two-week continuing education stay in Germany during summer 2022 through AATG:  "Mit Deutsch in die Zukunft"
  • Ellie Thompson as the 2022 recipient of the "Future K-12 German Teacher" award from Delta Phi Alpha
  • Sidney Heinrich won first prize in the national Delta Phi Alpha visual essay contest 2022
  • Ethan Sowash won the Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society study abroad scholarship; December 2022