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Modern Languages

Learn another language, learn a whole new culture.



Experience new ways of old-world thinking, seeing, and communicating.

Experience new ways of thinking, seeing and communicating. The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers the possibility of studying multiple languages including Italian and Spanish. In the Italian Studies major, we offer courses in language, literature, and culture, including Italian food, music, the Made in Italy brand, and the Italian immigrant experience. 

Students have the opportunity to study abroad at the Università per Stranieri di Siena (in Siena, Italy) or the Università di Udine (in Friuli, Italy). In Hispanic Studies, students may work toward a minor in language and they can apply to study at the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, in Ciudad Real, Spain. Any BA student studying several languages may obtain the Certificate of Basic Multilingual Competence.

Key Features

Participate in the peer-tutoring program and work as research assistants or teaching assistants.
Take advantage of the international exchange programs and study at universities abroad.
Learn to communicate with other people in their own language and culture and gain access to countless new opportunities.

Career Opportunities

Art, business, communications, design, fashion, graduate studies, hospitality industry, human relations, international relations (diplomacy, law, commerce and marketing), interpreting, teaching (at all levels), translation

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