224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair July 2016-June 2017
Languages come in all shapes and sizes: the early years, culture clusters, the more advanced courses, seminars,internships, study abroad…
The Department of Languages and Cultures is a vital and active presence in the College of Arts and Sciences at West Chester University and in the surrounding area. The name of the department conveys the range of research and instruction that exists at the undergraduate and graduate levels and reflects the breadth and nature of our activities.
Languages taught include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian and Spanish. We offer beginning and intermediate language courses in Classics, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish, as well as courses in other languages. We offer minors in Classics, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish, as well as interdisciplinary minors in Latin American and Latino/a Studies, Linguistics, and Russian Studies. Major concentrations and K-12 Certification are offered in French, German, Russian and Spanish.