Mastering Foreign Language Skills

We offer classes in Spanish, French and Italian, with the option of majoring or minoring in Spanish, and minoring in French. Our main goal is to help students to master the four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. We also aid students in developing an appreciation for the culture, literature and fine arts of foreign countries. We strive to make it possible for every student to receive the best quality education by maintaining small class sizes and individual attention for each student.

Join us at Millikin University and enjoy the many ways we help students develop foreign language skills. Today's business environment and international culture demand mastery of a foreign language. Consider taking courses in language, while you major business, theatre, literature, or anything else that Millikin has to offer. What about taking a class in Argentina, Chile or the Dominican Republic? Come with us, and you will have one of the best experiences you could ever imagine!

I am double majoring in Musical Theatre and Spanish and the connection between my majors is exciting. I've researched how Broadway adapts Latin American theatre and explored the performance of Spanish radio dramas on a live radio show. The Modern Languages Department has given me more opportunities than I could've imagined, and I can't wait to continue my education in graduate school.” ~ Lydia Burke, '17

Modern Language News

Joey Vargas
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Campus
Make it Millikin: Joseph Vargas '19
October 1, 2018, 2:30pm
Theatre and Spanish double major credits Millikin for "student for life" mindset Joseph Vargas, a senior double major in theatre and Spanish at Millikin University, was originally planning...
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Eduardo Cabrera
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin professor wins International Latino Book Award
September 21, 2018, 11:15am
Dr. Eduardo Cabrera awarded first place for Best Latino Focused Fiction Book Dr. Eduardo Cabrera, professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Modern Languages at Millikin...
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Eduardo Cabrera
Academic | College of Arts & Sciences | Modern Languages
Millikin professor discusses Latino culture and latest book
June 26, 2018, 2:45pm
Dr. Eduardo Cabrera weighs in on being a Latino immigrant in the Midwest Dr. Eduardo Cabrera, professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Modern Languages at Millikin University,...
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