Department of Modern Languages
How to Reach the Department of Modern Languages
For the period of March 30 – May 10 regular operations will be conducted via distance communication.
Front Desk Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 5:00
Chair Drop-In Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 11:00 – 2:00
How to contact us:
Your calls will be routed through Skype for Business.
Front Desk: 303-615-1747
Via Microsoft Teams
Join our team, Department of Modern Languages – Spring 2020, by using the following code: 1wc0yez. You will find a channel for the Front Desk and another for the Chair. If unsure who is the best person to assist you, it is always a good idea to check in with the Front Desk. Before initiating a call, please contact the party you are trying to reach via chat: give you name, your student ID number (#900), and a short description of what you need help with.
Front Desk channel: Front Desk
available live: Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 5:00
Chair channel: Chair Walk-In Hours
available live: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 11:00 – 2:00
Program Assistant, Maria Bracamontes: email@example.com
Chair, Dr. Maria Akrabova: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Modern Languages
Studying Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese or American Sign Language at MSU Denver’s Department of Modern Languages will broaden your awareness of the world and open doors to exciting careers. Engaging with language, culture and literature enriches understanding and fosters more inclusive, inspiring and creative communities. Learn more about the Department of Modern Languages at MSU Denver.
She was recently inducted into the Ordre des Palmes Academiques — the French Order of Academic Palms — for her contributions to French education and culture. Also a recipient of the U.S. Professor of the Year Award from Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, she shares her love for France and French-speaking countries through courses in French language, literature and culture.
Majors, Minors, and Certificates
Interested in a language degree?
We offer the following majors:
- Dual-language major
- K-12 Teaching Licensure with single or dual-language options
How does a dual language major work?
- Select your primary language: French or Spanish
- Select your secondary language: French, German, Italian, Japanese or Spanish
How to find our majors:
- Look for Modern Languages Major
- Identify your preference
- Option I (one language): catalog
- Option II (two languages): catalog
Major in Modern Languages with a concentration in Spanish or French
Major in Modern Languages with a dual-language concentration in Spanish and French
Teacher Licensure in Spanish and French
Minor in French, German, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish
Language Spotlight: American Sign Language
Why study ASL? Find out what students are saying:
American Sign Language
What is it like being an ASL interpreter?
You may end up interpreting for government officials or interacting with the media during a news conference.