Mission Statement

Six faculty members wearing graduation regalia.

The faculty of the world languages and cultures department strives to share with students and the community at large a life-long appreciation for multilingual, multicultural and global endeavors. This commitment is the foundation of our teaching and interaction with students in our undergraduate and graduate programs. By offering of a diverse range of courses in world languages, cultures and literatures, the department promotes intellectual, esthetic and personal development. The department enthusiastically supports the mission of Salem State University and its College of Arts and Sciences to offer broad-based programs which meet the educational and professional needs of the community.