Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature

Learn another language, explore other cultures, and take your place as a leader in our increasingly interconnected world. 

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Undergraduate Program

Major in modern languages and literature. Choose a concentration in French, German, Russian or Spanish. Minor in Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Applied Linguistics or Classics.


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Graduate Program

South offers graduate-level courses in Spanish, French and German. Students can also enroll in the Alternative Master’s program in the College of Education and Professional Studies with a specialization in Spanish, French, German or ESOL.


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Certificate Programs

Learn more about our fully online certificate programs, including Spanish for health professionals and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)/Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).


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Lesser Taught Languages

The Lesser Taught Languages Program offers introductory and intermediate courses American Sign Language, Arabic, Modern Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Portuguese.