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Degree Options

  • BA/BAE in French

    French is a major international language. It is an official language in 33 countries around the world, the only language other than English spoken on five continents, and an official language of many international organizations.

  • BA/BAE in Spanish

    The ability to communicate in Spanish is becoming increasingly important in this country and is a valued skill in competition for better job opportunities. Today, Spanish, as much as English, is the language of the Americas. There are 400 million Spanish speakers between Spain and Latin America and the Spanish population is growing fast. In the United States alone, there are 40 million speakers of Spanish.

  • Minor in Japanese

    Japanese is in high demand in the fields of business, high technology and entertainment. Studying Japanese enhances the development of intercultural understanding and focuses the importance of international contacts among nations of the Pacific Rim. The study of Japanese is an especially popular choice among majors in International Affairs. Knowledge of Japanese also facilitates the teaching of English as a Second Language.

  • Minor in German

    The German language is spoken in many Western and Central European countries and has quickly replaced Russian as the common language of international communication in Eastern Europe. Germany is the third largest industrial nation and one of the most important exporting countries in the world. A substantial number of the world's printed works are in the German language, and German is in second place in the field of scientific publications. In such various academic disciplines as Literature, History, Music, Philosophy, and Science, knowledge of German is essential.

  • Minor in English as a Second Language

    This program (known as ESLG) brings together a diverse group of students interested in cultural and linguistic difference and dedicated to assisting language learners.

  • Minor in French

    French is The official working language, along with English, of the United Nations, the European Community and many other international organizations.

  • Minor in Spanish

    The ability to communicate in Spanish is becoming increasingly important in this country and is a valued skill in competition for better job opportunities. Today, Spanish, as much as English, is the language of the Americas. There are 400 million Spanish speakers between Spain and Latin America and the Spanish population is growing fast. In the United States alone, there are 40 million speakers of Spanish.

  • Masters in French Education

    The Master of Education in Modern Languages allows students to specialize in French. This specialization is offered principally for secondary foreign language teachers.

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