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About Us

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EKU's Department of Languages, Cultures, and Humanities offers courses in language, literature and culture to help you become more culturally literate, well-rounded global citizens.

We offer Majors in Spanish, and Spanish Teaching; a Minor in Spanish;  Certificates of Conversation and Culture in French, German, Japanese and Spanish; as well as classes in Comparative Humanities and Classical Latin.


Mission Statement

As a multi-disciplinary unit, The Department of Languages, Cultures, & Humanities is committed to offering a variety of programs through which students gain new insights into world cultures and develop the language and communication skills necessary for participation and leadership in the global community. Through service learning, active community engagement, and innovative pedagogies, our majors, minors, and certificate programs provide students with practical applications of language and culture to the benefit of the Commonwealth and beyond.  All of our courses involve the development of creativity and critical thinking and reading skills as we prepare our students to become life-long learners and active participants in a global society.


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