Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

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Dr. Jose Osorio, Ph.D, Professor and Chairperson
Humanities Building - Room H217 | Telephone: (718) 631-6259 | Fax: (718) 631-6261
Email: JOsorio@qcc.cuny.edu

Welcome to the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Queensborough Community College, CUNY. We invite you to visit our office when you are on campus.

  • Main Office: Room H217, Mondays to Fridays, 8:00 to 4:00pm
  • Administrative Assistants: Jenny Rivera Artesona, Room H217
  • Faculty Office Hours: H217 and online
  • Evening and Weekend Supervisors: H217; EMERGENCY: Luz Marina Ruiz, Wed 5:00-6:00pm & Sat 12:00-1:00pm (In person by appointment); 
  • Faculty Conference Room: H221, Faculty Conference Room: H213A
  • Language Laboratory (Rooms H240, H241) (Lab Hours)
  • CUNY Council on World Language Study (CCWLS) Reps 2022-2023: Mélida Sánchez, Carolina Chaves

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Mission and Goals

Mission

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures provides transformational educational experiences that encourage student success, supports faculty in their professional development as teachers and scholars, and works collaboratively with the campus community in support of the college’s mission and goals.

Departmental goals

To develop and deliver rigorous courses that educate students to become communicatively competent and informed global citizens with proficiency in languages and critical insights into world cultures for a productive role in our global community.

To develop and deliver rigorous courses specifically designed for students who are members of heritage language communities to expand their linguistic and cultural knowledge and to develop a critical understanding of the communities of which they are a part.

To encourage and support faculty as teachers, scholars, and members of an academic community that provides service to advance the goals of the institution. The department’s faculty pursue research in teaching pedagogy, culture, film, language, and literature that contributes to a greater understanding of the human experience around the globe

To collaborate with Academic Affairs, other academic departments, and the campus community in support of academic initiatives for student success and the college mission and goals.

To develop and implement processes and practices that assess for student learning and in support of the college’s mission and goals

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Introducing Our International Studies Concetration

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Join Us this Winter 2024

Catch up or get ahead on classes this Winter

Subject Level Section

Class Number

Days Start Time End Time Room Meeting Days
Spanish
LS 111 JANA 24790 MTWTh 9:10 AM 11:00 AM Online Mix 1/02/2024 to 1/23/2024

Studying Chinese at QCC


Check out our Spring 2024 offerings

Subject Level Section Class Number Days Start Time End Time Room Meeting Days
Arabic
LA 111 D24 24955

Tu,Th

10:10 AM 12:00 PM

H305

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LA 112 F24 23108

Tu,Th

12:10 PM 2:00 PM

H305

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LA 213 IND 27455

Th

2:10PM 3:25PM

H305

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
Chinese
LC 111 PNT1 27422 W 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H207 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LC 111 PNT2 23785 Tu 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LC 112 PNET 23044

Tu

2:10 PM

4:00 PM

H205 Hybrid

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LC 213 IND 27430 Tu

11:10 PM

12:00 PM

H230

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LC 321 FNET 24957 W 2:10 PM 4:00 PM Online Mix 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
French
LF 111 D13 23218 M,W 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H224 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LF 111 G13 27452 M,W 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H241 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LF 112 D2 23213 Tu 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H206 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LF 112 F2 27526 Tu 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H314 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LF 401 FNET 24778 TBA TBA TBA Online 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
German
LG 112 IND 23925

Tu

10:10 AM 11:00 AM Online Synchronous 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LG 401 FNET 24949 W 2:10 PM 5:00 PM Online Synchronous 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
Italian
LI 111 C24 22878

Tu

Th

9:10 AM

9:10 AM

11:00 AM

11:00 AM

H205 

Hybrid

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LI 111 F24 23221

Tu

Th

12:10 PM

12:10 PM

2:00 PM

2:00 PM

H205

Hybrid

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LI 111 PNT 24781 M 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H205 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LI 112 C13 23584 M,W 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H205 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LI 112 C24 24422 Tu, Th 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H207 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LI 401 H1 24089 M 2:10 PM 5:00 PM Online Synchronous 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
Spanish
LS 111 C13 23789 M,W 9:10 AM 10:00 AM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 D13 22885 M,W 10:10 AM 11:00 AM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 D2 24953 Tu 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 D4 27240 Th 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 F1 27342 M 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 F2 27340 Tu 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H224 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 F4 22888 Th 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H224 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 H13 24787 M,W 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H207 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 H2 22986 Tu 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 111 M3 22185 W 6:10 PM 8:00 PM H207 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 112 D3 24783 W 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H214 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 112 D4 24083 Th 10:10 AM 12:00 PM

H206 Hybrid

1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 112 F1 23041 M 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H207 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 112 F2 24951 Tu 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H207 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 112 H3 24425 W 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H213 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 213 D1 22875 M 10:10 AM 11:25 AM H305 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 214 F1 22879 M 12:10 PM 1:25 PM H305 Hybird 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 221 F2 23583 Tu 12:10 PM 1:25 PM H214 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 222 F24 23927 Tu,Th 12:10 PM 1:25 PM H241  1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 223 D3 23501 W 10:10 AM 11:25 AM H241 Hybrid 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 312 FNET 22983 TBA TBA TBA Online - ASynchronous 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 401 FNET 22988 TBA TBA TBA Online - ASynchronous 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 402 FNET 23045 TBA TBA TBA Online - Asynchronous 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024
LS 410 FNET 24972 TBA TBA TBA Online-Asynchronous 1/25/2024 to 5/22/2024

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.