We invite you to enter our world, sample or dive deep into our languages, literature and cultural offerings, enter and appreciate the diversity of world views and expressions that are bound together by our commitment to our students to foster greater interpersonal and global understanding through language acquisition and exposure to world literature and cultures.  

Dr. James Fogelquist, Department Chair

520 Sanford Hall
ASU Box 32063
225 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608-2063
FAX  828-262-7079
Phone 828-262-3095

Department ChairDr. James Fogelquistfogelquistjd@appstate.edu
Technical SupportMs. Kay Clarkclarkkr@appstate.edu
Administrative AssistantMs. Cindy Trivettetrivetteca@appstate.edu

Department Mission Statement

  1. The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, in consonance with the University's mission, offers a variety of courses that enhance students' understanding and appreciation of other cultures and languages as well as their own.
  2. In addition to the broad knowledge base acquired through these courses, students will understand that language and culture are inseparable. Upon fulfilling the Department's requirements for undergraduate or graduate programs, students will be adequately prepared for lifelong learning in a multicultural world.