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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.


  • University of North Alabama Student Selected for France’s TAPIF Program - FLORENCE, AL – Molly Ratcliff, a recent University of North Alabama graduate with a degree in communications and a minor in French, has been selected to participate in France’s Teaching Assistantship Program, or TAPIF. Ratliff joins more than 1,000 applicants from the United States who will teach English in a variety of cities throughout France. The TAPIF program is part of the country’s Assistants de langue in France program that places 4,500 applicants from 60 countries each year so that they may teach 15 languages. 
  • The Department of Foreign Languages congratulates Mary Filiatrault, Cassandra Forbes, Seth Jacobs, Stephanie Monterroso and Jordan Ryan as the 2020-2021 recipients of the Foreign Languages Hufstedler Endowed Scholarship. 

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