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Opportunities and Organizations for World Languages and Cultures Students
  • Study Abroad

    The Department of World Languages and Cultures strongly recommends that students majoring in world languages and cultures study abroad. Capital University is affiliated with intensive language programs in Austria, France, Germany and Spain, Central and South America. The University's membership in the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) allows students to study in seventeen countries. Working with the Department and the International Studies office, students have been able to study with a variety of programs, according to interest. A growing number of students have studied abroad through the auspices of the programs of other universities.

    Learn more about study abroad opportunities at Capital.

    Department Assistantships

    Two departmental assistantships are available each year in both the French and Spanish sections. One departmental assistantship is available in the German section. These are normally awarded to third or fourth year language majors. Responsibilities may include tutoring of elementary-and/or intermediate level students, initial assessment of workbooks, library research, photocopying, and special projects.

    Phi Sigma Iota, the International Foreign Language Honor Society

    Capital University holds a charter for the Beta Theta chapter of Phi Sigma Iota, the International Foreign Language Honor Society.  Since 1991, over 125 language majors and minors at Capital have become members of the Society. Phi Sigma Iota recognizes outstanding ability and high standards of excellence in languages. Membership is the highest academic honor a student can receive as a Foreign Language major or minor or International Studies major.