Jun 19, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [Archived Catalog]

Modern Languages

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 


Italian Studies - CTITAL 

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, Ecuador, France, Italy, Mexico, Russia, and Spain. Please visit the Modern Languages website for detailed study abroad information: modlang.ohio.edu/study-abroad/