Modern Languages and Literatures

Our classes open the doors of the world, promote cultural understanding, and social justice. Our outstanding professors, study abroad experiences, interdisciplinary research, and community-based learning opportunities, prepare our graduates to find jobs in a variety of fields, including education, law, medicine, business, and the government. We offer B.A programs in French, Modern Languages and Spanish, minor programs in Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, and a teaching credential in Spanish. Our Japanese classes are very popular. These vibrant programs teach languages and important aspects of the cultures that speak them, like literature, film, and the arts. 

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Receive up to 7 units of credit / Meet core & major requirements. Deadline to apply February 10, 2017 (application available on-line at Study Abroad)
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We celebrate their contributions and stand by their efforts to make our campus and country inclusive places where everyone can thrive.
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Find courses that fulfill your Core and Flag requirements.
Azusa Tojo "The experience at LMU has influenced my teaching"
An exchange student from Japan, she now teaches Japanese at Syracuse University. As a tutor at LMU she observed Professor Kinjo’s classes.
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Many Spanish majors find teaching jobs but have to go back to school to earn their credentials. Learn how your B.A can qualify you to teach high school right away!