The Bachelor’s in Linguistics degree offers coursework in foreign literature and cultures, linguistics, and languages, including Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin (Classics), Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Literature courses taught in English are designated as Foreign Literature in Translation (FLIT) courses. Culture and film courses taught in English are designated as Foreign Cultures (FCLT) courses. Other areas of instruction are Language Teaching Methods (LANG), dealing with second language acquisition and teaching methodology, Linguistics (LING), and English as a Second Language (ESL). The department houses the WVU Intensive English Program that offers instruction in English as a second language for students seeking admission into the University, or to improve their command of the language.