A Whole New World of Opportunities

The Department of Languages prepares students to become informed global citizens by allowing them to explore different world views and concepts through immersion experiences in the classroom, community, and abroad, and fostering an appreciation for the changing and increasingly multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, and multi-lingual living environments. We help students develop and refine their critical and analytical skills, which will allow them to consider a diversity of perspectives and make sound decisions as they embark on their careers.

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A Whole New World of Opportunities
 

 

The Department of Languages

welcomeThe interdependency of today’s world makes the need for cross-cultural understanding and communication crucial. The Department of Languages’ mission is to provide excellent language instruction, from elementary to various levels of spoken and written proficiency together with cultural literacy in American Sign Language, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish, and to promote a comprehensive understanding of cultural diversity in Alaska, the U.S., and the world. 

Languages Students and Faculty in the News!

 

News Stories

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    UAA Fulbright scholar Ben Hurst heads to Germany this fall

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    UAA Fulbright scholar Oliver Petraitis is bound for Westfalia

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    Veronica Martinez, UAA’s Congress-Bundestag Scholar

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    Dr. Hiroko Harada Solves the Case of the Mysterious Japanese Backpack!

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    UAA Department of Languages honored with Governor's North Star Award

 

Learn more about the prestigious awards our Languages majors and minors receive!

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Academic Advising

You are encouraged to consult with an academic advisor, as well as any other faculty members concerning your course of study at UAA.
For advising about the Languages program, please contact:

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Erin Day

elday@uaa.alaska.edu 
(907) 786-1357
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