“A different language is a different vision of the world.” — Federico Fellini
Liberal Arts Culture
The study of a second language engages people in the exploration of cultural diversity: new worlds of people, customs, literature, and history suddenly become more understandable when they can be approached directly through the primary language. It is one of the cornerstones of a liberal arts and sciences education.
Truman is the place to study languages. With about 40 faculty members teaching 12 different languages, we offer majors in Classics (Latin/Greek), French, German, Romance Languages, and Spanish. Or you can pursue a minor in French, French in Translation, German, Greek, Italian Studies, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish, and Spanish for the Professions.
The Department of Classical and Modern Languages also supports the Master of Arts in Education French and Spanish degrees.
February 19, 2018
This past Saturday United Speakers, a student volunteer organization that serves the English as a Second Language community in Kirksville and the Northeast Missouri region, hosted a teaching workshop led by Dr. Stacy Davis. The workshop focused on lesson planning for ESL students and gave students advice and ideas for creating their own lesson plans. […]
February 15, 2018
Since May of 2017 the CML department has given students the opportunity to earn professional certificates with the Paris Chamber of Commerce. The certification is aimed at students or professionals wishing to certify their language skills with a diploma, during or at the end of their training. Students can take the test in seven different […]