About Classical & Modern Languages Department

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 and provides a skill set that uniquely equips the second language learner for today’s diverse workplace and globalized economy.

Truman is the place to study languages. You can major in Classics (Latin/Greek) or in Modern Language with specialization in French, German, Russian, Spanish or a combination of languages. You can pursue a minor in ChineseFrench, French Minor in Translation, French for the Professions, German, Greek, Italian Studies, Japanese, Latin, Russian Studies, Spanish, and Spanish for the Professions. We also offer Interdisciplinary minors in Asian StudiesClassical Studies, and Foreign Language Teacher Preparation. Many students choose more than one.

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages also supports the Master of Arts in Education French and Spanish degrees.

Spanish Summer Online Courses (560G, 502G)Spanish Summer Online Courses (560G, 502G)

October 16, 2019

This link http://institute.truman.edu/nondegree/how-to-apply-non-degree-seeking-graduate-students/ has information and contact numbers for non-degree seeking students wanting to enroll in Truman classes.   If you have specific questions you could contact: Dana Rigby Truman State University Institute for Academic Outreach 303 McClain Hall PH: 660-785-5406

Beyond Appearances: An Evening with François OzonBeyond Appearances: An Evening with François Ozon

October 16, 2019

The French Honor Society Pi Delta Phi will host a live webinar on Wednesday, October 23rd @ 6.30 pm in BH 219.  François Ozon, one of the most important and influential directors in the French “new New Wave,” will offer public reflections about his most recent film, By the Grace of God, the real-life events […]

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