Foreign language courses improve creativity, problem-solving, listening, and memory skills. Knowledge of a second language can increase one’s ability to deal with abstract concepts, expand one’s view of and increase participation in a multicultural world, and enhance job competitiveness.
The courses shown may be used to fulfill undergraduate foreign language requirements in the College of Letters and Science; School of the Arts and Architecture; School of Music; and School of Theater, Film, and Television.

Updated April 2017

LANGUAGE SUBJECT AREA COURSE NUMBER(S) DEPARTMENT
Afrikaans Afrikaans 105A-105B Germanic Languages
Akkadian Semitics 140A-140B and 141 Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
American Sign Language American Sign Language 1-2-3 or 8 Linguistics
Ancient Egyptian Ancient Near East 120A-120B-120C or 122 Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Arabic Arabic 1A-1B-1C or 8 Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Armenian Armenian 101A-101B-101C or 104A-104B-104C Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Azeri Iranian M115A-M115B-M115C Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Azeri Turkic Languages M115A-M115B-M115C Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Bulgarian Bulgarian 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Chinese Chinese 1-2-3 or 1A-2A-3A or 8 or 8A Asian Languages and Cultures
Czech Czech 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Danish Scandinavian 21-22-23 Scandinavian Section
Dutch Dutch 103A-103B-103C or 104A-104B Germanic Languages
Filipino Filipino 1-2-3 or 3R or 8 Asian Languages and Cultures
French French 1-2-3 or 8 French and Francophone Studies
German German 1-2-3 or 8 Germanic Languages
Greek Greek 1-2-3 or 16 Classics
Greek, Modern Greek 8A-8B-8C or 15 Classics
Hebrew Hebrew 1A-1B-1C or 8 Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Hindi-Urdu Hindi-Urdu 1-2-3 or 3R Asian Languages and Cultures
Hungarian Hungarian 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Indonesian Indonesian 1-2-3 Asian Languages and Cultures
Italian Italian 1-2-3 or 9 Italian
Japanese Japanese 1-2-3 or 8 Asian Languages and Cultures
Korean Korean 1-2-3 or 1A-2A-3A or 8 Asian Languages and Cultures
Latin Latin 1-2-3 or 16 Classics
Lithuanian Lithuanian 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Nahuatl Indigenous Languages of the Americas M5A-M5B-M5C Spanish and Portuguese
Nahuatl Chicana and Chicano Studies M5A-M5B-M5C Chicana and Chicano Studies
Nahuatl International and Area Studies M5A-M5B-M5C International and Area Studies
Norwegian Scandinavian 11-12-13 or 14A-14B Scandinavian Section
Quechua Indigenous Languages of the Americas 17 or 18A-18B-18C Spanish and Portuguese
Persian Iranian 1A-1B-1C or 8 or 20A-20B-20C Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Polish Polish 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Portuguese Portuguese 1-2-3 or 11A-11B Spanish and Portuguese
Romanian Romanian 101A-101B-101C or 103 Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Russian Russian 1-2-3 or 10 or 15A-15B or 100B Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Sanskrit South Asian 110A Asian Languages and Cultures
Serbian/Croatian Serbian/Croatian 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Spanish Spanish 1-2-3 or 2A-3A or 7A or 10 or 11A-11B Spanish and Portuguese
Sumerian Ancient Near East 140A-140B-140C Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Swahili Swahili 1-2-3 Linguistics
Swedish Scandinavian 1-2-3 or 8 Scandinavian Section
Thai Thai 1-2-3 or 3R Asian Languages and Cultures
Turkish Turkic Languages 101A-101B-101C Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Ukrainian Ukrainian 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Uzbek Turkic Languages 111A-111B-111C Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Vietnamese Vietnamese 1-2-3 or 1A-2A-3A or 3R or 8 Asian Languages and Cultures
Yiddish Yiddish 101A-101B-101C or 102B Germanic Languages