Department Chair: Francisco J. Peñas-Bermejo
Knowledge of people and their cultures is becoming increasingly important in professions. The Department of Global Languages and Cultures offers instruction in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. Faculty are committed to quality teaching toward intercultural competence and language proficiency or mastery. They also conduct research in language learning, human rights, international arts and culture, language-learning technologies, and international literature.