The Center for Language Education (CLE), established in 1992 as the Language Teaching Center, offers language courses that are not taught in the language and literature departments. Languages currently offered in the CLE are Arabic, Chinese, English for International Teaching Assistants, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, and Russian. The CLE also offers evening, non-credit English as a Second Language courses through its ESL program, as well as an intensive summer English-language program for visiting and pre-college students.
Students can use our languages to fulfill major requirements in anthropology, chemistry, cognitive sciences, East Asian studies, film and media studies, international studies, philosophy, physics, and writing seminars. The center is also responsible for the Language Laboratory, which serves all Homewood campus language programs including French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.