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Undergraduate Programs

The B.A. in World Languages and Cultures offers students a solid foundation in language and linguistic skills as well as knowledge of diverse cultures. Students may choose one concentration (from the list below) or may combine two concentrations (36 credit hours; 6 credit hours major core and 15 credit hours per concentration, business concentrations are excluded). Upon completion of the program, students will be able to interact and participate in a global environment.To read the course requirements for all concentrations click here , for each concentration offerred with the new B.A. in World Languages and Cultures, simply click on the preferred concentration below:

Degree Concentrations:

Applied Linguistics
Chinese Language and Culture
Classics (& Interdisciplinary Classical Civilizations)
East Asian Languages and Cultures
French (& French International Studies and Business)
Spanish (& Spanish/International Studies/Business)

All students will take two common courses: the entry-level course LIN 3003 “Language Matters” and LIT 4804 "Literature as Cultural Study."

Students can choose one individual concentration or combine two different concentrations.

For information and advising on a Concentration in Classics or Interdisciplinary Classical Civilizations please click here.

For information and advising on a Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and Cultures please contact the Undergraduate Advisor of World Languages, Andrew Bird.


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