Welcome to the Department of World Languages and Literatures!

Our Programs

The Department of World Languages and Literatures offers instruction in eleven world languages:  

The University of Memphis offers a bachelor's degree in World Languages, with a single-language concentration or a two- or three-language concentration.  Single concentration majors are offered in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Concentrations in Portuguese and Russian are available in two- or three-language concentrations.

Undergraduate minors are available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Classical Studies, Russian, and Spanish.

The Master of Arts is offered in Romance Languages, with a concentration in either French or Spanish.  Courses are available in literature, linguistics, civilization, and language for specific purposes.

The department's faculty members are actively engaged in research, instruction, and service.

Visit the various pages of our website for more information about our many programs.

Opportunities for Students

What other opportunities can you enjoy in our department?

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at wll@memphis.edu or visit us in Jones Hall 108 on the main campus of the University of Memphis.