Spanish, the second-most spoken language in the world, is an asset in almost any profession in the United States today. You’ll be introduced to Hispanic literature and Hispanic cultures and civilizations and come to better understand the challenges that Spanish-speaking nations face.
Dutch majors and minors often want to learn more about their cultural heritage. Our courses place emphasis on oral and written skills.
French is the chosen minor of many Canadian students who have already taken some French, but you can begin French studies at Dordt even if you have never uttered more than bonjour or merci. Graduate schools often require a reading ability in a major foreign language such as French.
Latin courses are recommended for students in pre-seminary, pre-medicine, or pre-law programs, as well as for language and music majors.
Our interdisciplinary linguistics minor combines language classes with classes in communication, psychology, and philosophy. It is also valuable for careers in Bible translation, speech therapy, psycholinguistics, or other language-related professions. You can also create an individual studies major in interdisciplinary linguistics.
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are geared to improve the academic language skills of non-native speakers of English.