What is World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at WVU like?
With offerings in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian and Spanish, we play a crucial role in providing the basic foreign language component for the Bachelor of Arts degree in the Eberly College.
Both the major and the minor include advanced course work in language, literature, culture and linguistics, as well as innovative capstone experiences in French, German, Russian or Spanish.
Our students participate in internationally recognized study abroad programs. You can spend a summer, a semester or even a year earning credits and gaining experience in countries like France, Germany, Spain and Mexico.
In addition to regular courses and study abroad, students off campus enroll in increasing numbers in our online and distance-learning courses.
Small class sizes and a variety of student groups, honor societies and language clubs all contribute to our friendly atmosphere.
At a Glance
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Areas of Emphasis
Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
- Chinese Studies
- Italian Studies
- Russian Studies