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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. 


  • Fri, 22 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0700
    German Currents has become a mainstay of Los Angeles' cultural calendar and a highlight for film-goers throughout Southern California. Celebrating its 15th edition this year,...
  • Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:00:00 -0700
    Prof. Wenxian Zhang has been a member of Rollins College faculty since 1995. He is a recipient of the Cornell Distinguished Faculty Service Award, Arthur Vining Davis Fellow,...
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Tournées Film Festival @ LMU March 9 - April 14, 2021
Join us as we watch each film with English subtitles.
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Find courses that fulfill your Core and Flag requirements.
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Ever wonder what it would be like to learn Chinese? Hear about it from current students taking Chinese language and culture courses!
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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!
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