Department of Modern Languages
Click Here to Download Tutoring Schedule The Department of Modern Languages at Saint Mary's College offers courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish language, literature, and culture. The programs in French, Italian, and Spanish include courses which range from introductory to advanced language courses for those students pursuing a minor or a major in one of those languages, along with the opportunity to study abroad in countries where those languages are spoken. Course offerings in German include introductory and intermediate courses. The German program is enhanced by the opportunity to study abroad in Innsbruck, Austria and to complete a minor or a major through courses at the University of Notre Dame.The Department offers introductory Chinese and Arabic. The Center for Women's Intercultural Leadership currently sponsors a study abroad program in China.The Department of Modern Languages believes that studying other languages, literatures, and cultures is an inseparable component of higher education. Beyond personal enrichment, the ability to speak another language and to understand another culture, is a distinctive asset in careers such as education, nursing, social work, medicine, law, and business.