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World Languages & International Studies

World Languages & International Studies

Department of World Languages and International Studies COVID-19 Response

As a response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Department of World Languages and International Studies will be operating remotely from an off-campus location. Our on-campus offices will remain closed until further notice. You may still contact our offices by calling 443.885.3094 during business hours or by emailing Dr. Helen Harrison. Our faculty and staff remain committed to student success.


The Department of World Languages and International Studies truly responds to national and international needs. Language is the key to mutual understanding among nations. The Department is structured to provide all students with valuable and useful linguistic tools. We offer collateral cultural training, which can be used as a necessary skill in business, public administration, teaching, translation, interpretation, and international relations.

The Department offers minors and certificates of proficiency in French and Spanish, and courses in the following languages: