Jun 21, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

Modern Languages

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Modern Languages
College of Arts and Sciences  
Gordy Hall 283
Phone: 740.593.2765
Fax: 740.593.0729

Betsy Partyka, Chair

The Department of Modern Languages at Ohio University offers a complete series of courses leading to a bachelor’s degree (with or without teaching certification) with a major in French, German, Spanish, or Russian. The Department also offers an Italian Studies Certificate program and courses in Portuguese.

The diverse course offerings embrace all aspects of language, literature, and culture: reading, conversation, composition, language for business purposes (French, German, and Spanish), civilization, phonetics, stylistics, dramatic performance, language teaching methods, film, as well as the opportunity for internships and independent study, including study abroad.



French (B.A.) - BA5221  

German (B.A.) - BA5222  

Russian (B.A.) - BA5224  

Spanish (B.A.) - BA5225  


French - OR5221  

German - OR5222  

Russian - OR5224  

Spanish - OR5225  

 Students can benefit from the many services available in the Language Resource Center, located in Gordy Hall. Language students have access to up to date computer labs and a wide selection of language software, films, and multimedia applications.

The Department has chapters of foreign language honoraries Delta Phi Alpha and Sigma Delta Pi. For information on the honors tutorial programs in French and Spanish, see the Honors Tutorial College section.

Study abroad opportunities include programs in Austria, France, Italy, Russia, and Spain. Please visit the Modern Languages website for detailed study abroad information: modlang.ohio.edu/study-abroad/

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