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The Department of Modern Languages is the university's cultural crossroads with programs and courses in eleven languages to enhance your future career.
Language study in Arabic, Chinese, Czech, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian and Spanish;
Six minors in: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish;
Bachelor's programs in French, German, and Spanish;
Master's degrees in French, German, Spanish and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL);
Secondary majors and Certificates: Secondary majors in International and Area Studies or a minor in East Asian Studies, or work in African Studies, and an International Business Certificate are also available to complement students’ curriculum.
Our 45 faculty and graduate teaching assistants hail from 20 different countries, and foster international understanding and good will on campus. Since 1976, the Department has been home to the eminent international scholarly journal, Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature.
The Department has taken a leadership role on such critical international initiatives as the rebuilding of the English Departments at Kabul and Balkh University in Afghanistan.