Feb 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

International Language and Culture Studies

Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836

Ana Benito, Chair and Professor, Lead Advisor
Lachlan Whalen, International Studies Certificate Coordinator
Suzanne King, Secretary

The Department of International Language and Culture Studies offers:

  • Bachelor’s degree
    • Spanish
  • For details on pursuing a second major in secondary education to teach Spanish in middle school/high school, see the School of Educaton Secondary Education  section in this catalog.
  • Minors
    • French
    • German
    • Spanish
  • Limited courses in other languages are also available.  Visit the Department of International Language and Culture Studies for details and other opportunities.

You can also obtain information here regarding earning the International Studies Certificate.

For details on all of these programs, see Program Descriptions  in this Catalog.

Study Abroad

Both majors and non-majors are encouraged to study abroad.  Programs are available at all levels to study French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and many more.  Students can take courses in language and culture, content area courses in a host language, or a mix of English and host language courses.  Students have the option of over 600 programs in over 90 different countries for anywhere between two weeks and two semesters; plus financial aid applies.  Pay PFW tuition and housing and study in over 50 countries with ISEP exchange!  There are also many generous scholarships for students to study a language abroad for either a summer or semester.  For further information you can visit the Office of International Education in Walb Union Room 145; phone a Study Abroad Advisor at 260-481-6494; email them at: studyabroad@ipfw.edu; or visit the webpage at ipfw.edu/study-abroad/.