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The State Department and Department of Defense have classified many modern world languages as "critical languages," demonstrating the need for speakers of these languages.

Critical languages offered at UWL

Army ROTC cadets and critical languages

Arabic
Azerbaijani
Balinese
Bambara
Bantu
Bengali
Bosnian
Bulgarian
Burmese
Cambodian (Khmer)
Chechen
Chinese
Croatian
Czech
Estonian
Georgian
Haitian - Creole
Hausa
Hebrew
Hindi
Hungarian
Igbo
Ilkano
Indonesian
Isizulu
Japanese
Javanese
Kanarese
Kazakh
Korean
Kurdish
Kyrgyz
Latvian
Lithuanian
Macedonian
Mala
Malaysian
Mongolian
Pashto
Persian - Dari
Persian - Farsi
Persian - Afghan
Polish
Portuguese
Punjabi
Romanian
Russian
Serbian
Serbo-Croatian
Slovak
Slovene
Somali
Swahili
Tagalog
Tajik
Tamil
Telegu
Thai
Tibetan
Turkish
Turkmen
Ukrainian
Urdu
Uighur
Uzbek
Vietnamese
Wolof
Yoruba

The Army will pay $250 for every credit that a cadet takes in one of the above languages. Cadets will receive the money upon completion of the class with a passing grade.