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Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Our program is designed to teach you how to speak and read one or more foreign languages, as well as help you understand the cultures and literatures of other countries.

The department offers B.A.s and minors in Modern Foreign Languages with a concentration in Arabic, French, German, Italian or Spanish, as well as minors in Chinese and Russian. It provides two years of instruction in Ancient Greek, Japanese (plus Japanese 300 and 320), Korean, Latin, Persian, Portuguese, and Swahili (plus Swahilli 300 and 320.) 

If you have questions about a specific language, please speak with that language's contact person.


Choices 2015 Presentation

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  • Mar 19: Russian Studies Lecture: Molodaia Gvardiia and the Donbass
  • Apr 8: - 9 : Tolerance: A Global Necessity from Ancient Times to the Present
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