Department of Modern Foreign Languages
Off Campus Programs:
The Department of Modern Foreign Languages strongly encourages all Morehouse Students to participate in travel and study abroad programs in order to develop their language skills and engage in significant cultural experiences. The Department, in cooperation with the Departments of Modern Foreign Languages at Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University, sponsors its own summer study abroad programs in Oaxaca, Mexico, Fort de France, Martinique and Santiago, The Dominican Republic.
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Honor Societies and Clubs
The Department Of Modern Foreign Languages is proud of its participation in two national language honor societies: Pi Delta Phi, Beta Upsilon Chapter of the National French Honor Society, established at Morehouse College in 1955; and Sigma Delta Pi, the National Hispanic Honor Society, established at Morehouse College in 1984.
The French, Spanish and Swahili Clubs are continuing long-standing traditions at Morehouse College. An increasing number of students have decided to specialize in a foreign language due to their participation in these clubs.
Language Laboratory and Media Center
The Department of Modern Foreign Languages boasts a fully digital/computerized state of the arts Language Laboratory and Media Center. The Center provides service to the entire faculty, staff and student body. There is an extensive video library; TV/VCRs in several classrooms; and a viewing room which has cable capabilities enabling students and professors to watch foreign language broadcasts and other public service programs. The Lab also has a network printer, and a server, which allows for audiocassettes and other material to be coded and loaded to it. This enables students to listen to audio clips in various languages from lab booths, watch videos or CD-ROM produced for their textbooks, access web pages for their books and work on assignments via e-mail and the web. Additionally, videos and other programs can be produced and streamed through the server by the professors for use in their individual language classes. There is also a multimedia projector that allows professors to display the material from a computer screen to their classes.