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Bachelor's Degree in Modern Languages

Enhance your understanding of language through reading and listening comprehension, writing and speaking, as well as culture, literature and the arts.

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Bachelor's Degree in Modern Languages

B.A. in modern languages with majors in French, German or Spanish; minors in Chinese, Classical Studies, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, or Spanish translation

Studying a world language is much like deciphering a code — it enables you to closely examine another culture’s framework. Language study provides insight into the linguistic, historical, cultural and literary worlds of other people.


The K-State difference

The department sponsors faculty-led study programs in Europe and Latin America and has students studying abroad worldwide.

Students may choose from a four-semester language program sequence, advanced courses, bachelor's degree programs or a minor. Many opportunities exist for dual degrees compatible with modern languages.

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Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature, an open-access scholarly journal, is published here and is devoted to the study of French, German and Spanish literature.


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Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!

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