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Modern Languages and Cultures Major, BA


This program is designed for students who wish to acquire linguistic, cultural, and literary skills in one or two foreign languages. Instead of a second language, they may choose from among four interdisciplinary area studies tracks. This program prepares students for graduate school in foreign languages or for employment in the fields of travel and tourism, media and entertainment, diplomacy, teaching, and public service.

University Core – (44-55)

Major Courses – (39 credits)

EIGHT 300-level courses (24 credits)

Either in French, Italian, Russian, or Spanish:

FOUR courses in one of the following tracks (12 credits)

A. Second Language Track (Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish) on any level.

B. Italian Studies Track.

C. Francophone Studies Track.

D. Hispanic Studies Track.

E. Slavic Studies Track

Additional major course required (3 credits)

DYS 499BSenior Year Experience in Modern Languages and Cultures

3 credits

Open Electives – (34-45)

Total Credit Hours: 128

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