Department of Modern Languages and Literatures | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Programs of Study

    French Major

    German Major

    Spanish Major

    Study Abroad

    Through the cooperation of our faculty members and International Studies Abroad, students are able to pursue study abroad programs in many other countries, pursuing a variety of academic interests, while taking in the local culture.

  • Dr. Sherri Kurz Descalzo

    Dr. Sherri Kurz Descalzo

    Assistant Professor of Spanish

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    Professor Beate Engel-Doyle

    Professor Beate Engel-Doyle

    Assistant Professor of German, Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

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  • The Core Curriculum

    This Core Curriculum "reflects our ongoing commitment to academic excellence and the integration of faith and reason. Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan educational heritage, and the Catholic mission of Franciscan University, the new core purposefully exposes our students to more of the fundamental knowledge and critical authors they need to become well-educated Catholics" —Father Terence Henry, TOR, chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville

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