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Modern Languages Department



      If you are never going to . . .

  • leave the US
  • work for an international company
  • need to communicate accurately in your own language and understand its structure
  • make friends with someone from another culture
  • watch a foreign movie or listen to foreign music
      ... then you do not need to learn a foreign language.



Our language experts in French, German, and Spanish and our small classes will get you on your way to language and cultural proficiency.

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Knowing languages strengthens other programs, including


  • Business
  • Education
  • The Arts
  • Social Sciences

It's a must for graduate study.


Build on what you already know or start from scratch.


We have study abroad and internships in every language.


For more information, call (503) 838-8408, or check out the above links for each language's Web site.




Modern Languages Department 503-838-8715 | or e-mail:

MissionWestern Oregon University | 345 N. Monmouth Ave. | Monmouth OR 97361 | 503-838-8000(V/TTY) | Admissions 1-877-877-1593 | Text only
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