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Gannon's foreign languages and cultures program is central to our mission of preparing students to be global citizens. Develop your own global worldview through interactive coursework and travel opportunities that immerse you in rich cross-cultural experiences. Learn to communicate across cultures when you become proficient in a foreign language. Your skills can be applied to nearly any discipline, giving you the competitive edge needed to succeed in a global marketplace.
Gain real-world knowledge through key courses including:
Spanish Cinema: Use film to examine diverse sociocultural aspects and the diverse cultural traditions of the Hispanic world with an emphasis on food preparation, traveling, relationships, nonverbal communication and more.
Music of Latin America: Examine the diverse music genres of Latin America while exploring the European, African and Amerindian contributions to Latin American culture and music.
Study Abroad: Earn academic credit through semester or summer abroad opportunities where you will participate in classes and activities taught in French.
Gannon's foreign languages and cultures program offers an array of cultural opportunities where you can:
“Being able to communicate with someone in another language from a completely different place is such an invaluable, rewarding skill. No matter what your desired job field is, being able to speak a second language … will increase your marketability immensely.”
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Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Martha KosirProfessorProgram DirectorProfessor
Carlos MamaniAssociate Professor
Linda BrownAdjunct Lecturer
Michael KesickiAdjunct Lecturer
Patrick O'ConnellAdjunct Lecturer
Daniela VassilevaAdjunct Lecturer