Department of Languages & Philosophy

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the SUU Department of Languages and Philosophy will be screening four episodes of the six-part PBS documentary series, Latino Americans: 500 Years of History. Each episode will be introduced by a faculty member for approximately 15 minutes and a 20-minute discussion for interested participants will be held after the screening. You can find a detailed description of each episode from PBS.

Mobile Advising Hours for Languages & Philosophy Majors: 10:30-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday during the fall semester. Stop by our conference room in GC 108 to meet with student success coaches, Katya Konkle, Aimee Keller, or Andrea Donovan.

Placement Test: Do you have previous experience and/or coursework in a language and need to know the level into which you should enroll next semester? For placement test information, contact Lana Smith at 435-586-7835 or

Earn Foreign Language Credits via Testing or an Upper-level Course. Refer to the linked document for more information about your options and the process for purchasing credits. If you've had previous coursework or experience in Spanish, French, or German and would like to proceed directly to an upper level class, please follow these instructions for obtaining a prerequisite override. First, print the Registration Add/Drop form. Complete, sign, and scan the form. Next, attach the form to an email to the professor who teaches the requested class. Explain who you are and how you are qualified. If approved, the professor and Department Chair will sign and the form will be sent to the Registrar's Office for registration in the class.

Practice your French or Spanish at our Language Tables.

Encuentros meets every Wednesday during the regular school year at 6:30 p.m. in BC 202. Come to Encuentros, where native Spanish speakers and native English speakers help each other learn, practice, and improve their language skills!