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We engage learners in the development of communicative competence beyond their native languages, build understanding of the role of language in creating individual and community identities, and facilitate the construction of knowledge about world cultures with the goal of creating a more equitable society.
Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education
"How does language learning influence economic growth, cultural diplomacy, the productivity of future generations, and the fulfillment of all Americans?" Check out the full report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Listen to Suzette Grillot's conversation with University of Oklahoma German literature professor Bob Lemon and Oregon State University German culture scholar Sebastian Heiduschke.
A bill in the Oregon Legislature would allow computer coding classes to be counted toward foreign language requirements for public school students.