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
- For details on pursuing a secondary education second degree (BSEd) to teach Spanish in middle school/high school, click on the links to the Secondary Education - Second Degree Program and the School of Education page in this catalog. Note: The BSEd as a second degree in these programs cannot be earned without completion of the bachelor’s degree in the content area from the College of Arts and Sciences.
- 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit the webpage at ipfw.edu/study-abroad/.