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BA in Foreign Language

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program in Foreign Language prepares adults for career change, advancement or graduate education, while providing personal enrichment. The program focuses on linguistic skills, literary appreciation, and understanding people and their culture. Students are required to select a specific language (such as French, German, Spanish, Italian, etc.) and develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in the language they select.

Learning Outcomes

  • Present information, concepts and ideas in a foreign language to an audience of listeners or readers
  • Translate and interpret a foreign language
  • Engage in conversations or correspondence in a foreign language
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the cultural and sociolinguistics aspects of a language

*This list is a guide. Other foreign language courses may be appropriate for this area of study.

Note 1: Other foreign language areas of study may be modeled after the above. The area of study must be planned with a BA degree program advisor.

Note 2: All courses applied toward the foreign language area of study are REQUIRED to be taught in that specific foreign language, not in English translation.

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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