Languages at Truman
Regardless of your major, being proficient in a foreign language can create more career opportunities. Whether you want to study abroad, teach, pursue government work, or conduct international business, you can give yourself an edge by building a foreign language into your studies.
Boost Your Language Skills
At Truman, you can take classes in an area that interests you or add a foreign language minor to any major. Check out some of your options:
- Classics Major (Latin, Greek)
- Modern Language Major (French, German, Spanish)
- Interdisciplinary Studies Major (Design your own major)
- Chinese Minor
- French Minor
- German Minor
- Greek Minor
- Italian Studies Minor
- Japanese Minor
- Latin Minor
- Spanish Minor
- Spanish Minor for the Professions
More Opportunities to Enhance Your Language Skills
Hone your language skills and broaden your cultural awareness through one of the many study-abroad programs available at Truman.
Special Housing Option
The Romance Languages Community is one of the unique living-learning communities offered as a housing option. It consists of first-year and upper-division students who have a strong interest in Romance Language courses offered at Truman. Residents have the opportunity to form close connections with Romance Language faculty and practice their language skills in an informal, pseudo-immersion setting.
Taiwan Connect Program
Truman students can teach English to Chinese-speaking middle-school students in Taiwan through this video-chat program.
Several students groups provide opportunities for you to practice your language skills including Club Ã, a Spanish speaking organization; International Club; Japanese Language Exchange Group; Namaste Nepal; Society of Sino-American Studies; United Speakers-Hablantes, and other student organizations.