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College of Arts & Sciences

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures fosters cultural understanding and engagement to prepare students to live and work in a global society.

With teaching and research experience in linguistic, cultural, literary and language studies, the department leads the university’s efforts to equip the next generation of world leaders.
We serve students pursuing degrees within our disciplines, as well as students from the university’s other curricular tracks.

We are the:
  • Language hub of the university with courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, ancient Greek, Italian, Latin, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
  • Pathway to learn about Hispanic studies, modern languages, classics, religious studies, Africana studies and global studies.

Our programs give students a measurable language proficiency and a global perspective that will serve them well in both their professional and personal ambitions.

Global Languages & Cultures Academics

Combining language and culture, our degrees offer students unique learning and personal growth opportunities.
Our programs include linguistic, cultural, literary, language and media studies from around the world. Chart your course to becoming an informed global citizen through our undergraduate or graduate programs.

Undergraduate Degrees

We live in an age where location no longer limits who we communicate or work with. Whether connecting through technology or in person, language fluency and cultural intelligence provides a solid foundation for success in our global community.

We offer programs leading to Bachelor of Arts degrees and minors which will prepare you to launch your career or continue your studies in a variety of disciplines.

Graduate Degrees

Our master’s and doctoral degrees provide a strong background for careers ranging from teaching and international business to entertainment and public administration.

Led by world-renowned faculty, our programs prepare students to be leaders in their fields through an in-depth understanding of language and culture.