Proud to offer courses, minors, majors, masters, and travel/employment opportunities abroad in these languages:

Chinese | French | German | Italian | Japanese Korean | Punjabi l Spanish 

Contact Us

P: (916) 278-6333
F: (916) 278-5502

Our administrative and faculty offices, classrooms and labs are in the Mariposa Hall building (located between Eureka Hall on the South, Kadema Hall on the North, and Calaveras Hall on the East).

Our Administrative Office is in MRP 2051, on the 2nd floor.

Department Chair:
Dr. Curtis Smith

Department Coordinator:

Our mailing address is:
Department of World Languages and Literatures
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6087
World Languages & Literatures Alumni Chapter

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of World Languages and Literatures is to provide students with the opportunity to learn about world languages, literatures, and cultures to broaden cultural understanding, increase language proficiency, and enable students to communicate successfully in a pluralistic American society and abroad.

HEALS Certificate

The program requires completion of four required courses and a practicum for a total of 15 academic units. The lower-division courses are presented in a hybrid format, while the upper-division courses are offered using an online format,  providing optimum flexibility for working adult students.

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Upcoming Events

3rd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: "From Ancient to Modern"
Oct. 28th 2017 ~ University Union
2017 Conference Page
2017 Conference Program