World Languages and Cultures
Global learning means making connections, breaking boundaries, building community, and immersing yourself in language and world cultures, on campus and across the globe.
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Students leverage their language skills by also pursuing an interdisciplinary major or minor sponsored by the Department:
- Chinese & Japanese Studies
- Global Service
- International Economics & Cultural Affairs
- Latin American & Latino Studies
Study Abroad Changes You
When Valpo students live abroad in another language, they return home changed and more deeply engaged with the world. Beyond the pleasure of traveling to beautiful places, students face obstacles, navigate discomfort, and experience linguistic and cultural encounters in impactful ways that lead to growth and a change in perspective.
Top 10 Program
- Two Spanish professors receive prestigious awards:
|Carlos Miguel-Pueyo receives Excellence in Teaching Award||Stacy Hoult-Saros receives Inaugural Campus Citizenship Award|
- Three Fulbrights awarded to language students
- Chinese and Japanese Studies student inducted into the National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society
- Endowed Chair in French established by Valpo Alumni