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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. 


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Fullbright Scholarship alumnus Pei-Lun Hsu.
''Your life now is made up of every choice you make.''
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After studying various aspects of the history, literature, and culture of Berlin, students will experience this city first hand in an immersion trip to Germany.
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Culminating in an immersion trip to Shanghai, Suzhou, and Nanjing, China, this course focuses on the study of Chinese language and a diversity of sociocultural topics.
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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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We celebrate their contributions and stand by their efforts to make our campus and country inclusive places where everyone can thrive.