Why Study Wolof?

Wolof is a language of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania, and the native language of the Wolof people. It is the most widely spoken language in Senegal, and is spoken by more than 10 million people.


Foreign Language Requirements

Most students at Howard University have a foreign language requirement to graduate.  Depending on their major, students typically take between two to four semesters of a foreign language.  Enrolling in Wolof language courses at Howard will count towards the foreign language requirement.  The course sequence for the basic Wolof language courses is as follows:

Wolof I - (WOLO 001) 

Wolof II - (WOLO 002)

Wolof III - (WOLO 003)

Wolof IV - (WOLO 004)

Dr. Khady Diène