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English and Modern Languages

The Department of English & Modern Languages

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages provides students with the opportunity to perfect their language skills for global communication and awareness, understand curricular content and innovations, and international experiences that connect them to the larger world.

Students prepare for careers in teaching, foreign service, international business, consulting, communications and media, law enforcement, interpreting and translating.

Nous aimons enseigner. - Nos encanta enseñar.

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - Barack Obama

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of English & Modern Languages is to prepare students in English composition and creative writing, various genres of literature, critical analysis, and research to transform and enrich diverse learning intellectually, culturally, and professionally, is to prepare and expose languages majors and non-majors to the languages and cultures of different societies and to achieve functional proficiency and communicative competency in the target language through immersion and varied enrichment experiences.

Vision Statement

The Department of English & Modern Languages will be a collaborative center of innovative teaching, learning, and research that will enhance students' ability to engage globally in a variety of professions through enhances programs and curricula. WE will also develop a multilingual community of learners, which affords students the opportunity to perfect their language skills for global communication and awareness, understand curricular content and innovations, and international experiences that connect them to the larger world.

Academic Programs

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Arts - English; Minor - Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Arts - French
  • Bachelor of Arts – Spanish

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Graduate Studies

  • Master of Arts - English
  • Master of Arts - French
  • Master of Arts - Spanish
  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Humanities with an English Concentration

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Department of English and Modern Languages
Georgene Bess-Montgomery, Ph.D., Interim 
Chair, gmontgomery@cau.edu
Haven-Warren Hall, Room 100
404-880-6733