Modern Languages

Why study another language at HPU? Consider these reasons ...

  • opportunities to communicate with more people in the world and expand your ability to reflect on culture
  • wider opportunities for employment
  • participation in and understanding of one's family heritage
  • deeper and more meaningful experiences while traveling abroad
  • exposure to ways of thinking and experiencing the world that are different than one's own
  • it might make you a smarter person, according to the following article ...

HPU offers courses in 6 different languages: 

Chinese

French

Hawaiian

Japanese

Korean

Spanish

Minors are offered in Japanese and Spanish

For More information Contact:

Charles Boyer, Ph.D.
Department Chair for Languages and Applied Linguistics
Assistant Professor of Spanish
1166 Fort St. Mall, Suite 100

Tel: 356-5208
cboyer@hpu.edu