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Creating highly literate, broadly educated graduates

Our programs create graduates who are excellent decision makers and can express themselves creatively. Our majors and minors include:

English English as a Second Language Spanish Philosophy Minor

The Department of Language and Literature has a long-standing reputation for strong teaching and individualized attention to students: our small class sizes and low adviser/advisee ratio make this possible, as well as the variety of out-of-class departmental activities.

Our mission is to train our students to be highly literate, broadly educated graduates, able to think critically, to make informed decisions, and to express themselves creatively. We see this as the ideal goal of all higher education; having such citizenry would be of great social utility.

Publications & Events

The Plains Writers Series

The Nebraska Territory

The Judas Goat

The Neihardt Seminar 

Modern Language Day 

Student Clubs

Sigma Tau Delta, the National English Honorary

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Spanish Honor Society

Spanish Club 

Study Abroad

A four-week study abroad experience in Costa Rica is offered each summer. Students earn six credit hours in the program, which is designed to enhance Spanish Language skill and understanding of the Latin American culture through immersion. 

Study Abroad in Costa Rica

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