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, and schools of Arts and Architecture; Education and Information Studies; Music; Public Affairs; and Theater, Film, and Television.

Updated June 2019

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
Basque Spanish 12A-12B-12C Spanish and Portuguese
Bulgarian Bulgarian 101A-101B-101C Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures
Catalan Spanish 11A-11B Spanish and Portuguese
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