The Department of World Languages and Literatures offers a major in World Languages with various concentrations available as well as minors in Chinese, Classical Studies, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.

More information about each program and language is available by contacting one of our advisors.  

To declare the World Languages major, go to Scates Hall 107 (Dean's office of the College of Arts and Sciences) or email casadvising@memphis.edu.

To declare a minor in a world language, contact your advisor for the process.  If your major is in Arts and Sciences, you can email casadvising@memphis.edu to declare the minor.


The Department of World Languages and Literatures offers the M.A. in Romance Languages with concentrations in French and Spanish.  Graduate assistantships are available to qualified students on a competitive basis.

For more information, please contact Dr. Ivan Ortega Santos (Spanish) or Dr. Denis Grélé (French).