Bridge Program

Weber State’s Department of Foreign Languages participates in the Bridge Program for Advanced Language Learning, offering upper-division language course work for high school students. These three-credit courses extend over a full academic year of high school and are taught in partnership with university faculty. Bridge courses are now offered in Chinese, French and Spanish. For questions, contact the Foreign Languages Department Chair, Dr. Isabel Asensio at isabelasensio@weber.edu, or the Bridge Program Liaison, Dr. Chantal Esquivias at chantalesquivias@weber.edu.

For complete information, visit the Bridge Program.

Bridge Students Interested in Completing a Minor in French or Spanish


If you took one Bridge course in high school and passed it with a C or higher grade, you need to take: 

  • FRCH or SPAN 3000 
  • FRCH or SPAN 3060 
  • FRCH or SPAN 3160 
  • and one more upper-division elective course

If you took two Bridge courses and passed them with a C or higher grade, you need to take: 

  • FRCH or SPAN 3000 
  • FRCH or SPAN 3060 
  • FRCH or SPAN 3160

If you took three Bridge courses and passed them with a C or higher grade, you need to take: 

  • FRCH or SPAN 3060 
  • FRCH or SPAN 3160

Bridge Students Interested in Completing a Minor in Asian Studies

Visit the Asian Studies website to learn more about the minor or contact the Foreign Languages faculty advisor, Dr. Youn Soo Kim Goldstein at younsookim@weber.edu.


Bridge students may also qualify for an Associate of Arts in Chinese, French or Spanish and an Institutional Certificate of Proficiency. You must meet with a department advisor to declare your Associate of Arts, Institutional Certificate, and/or minor, and to apply to receive credit for the lower-division courses you bypassed. To find a department advisor, view Advising. For other questions, contact the Department Chair, Dr. Isabel Asensio at isabelasensio@weber.edu.