You can now choose from Linguistics, as well as four spoken languages: French, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish, and two ancient languages: Latin and Greek.
By studying a language or linguistics, you can increase your analytical skills, gain familiarity with diverse cultures, and learn to communicate in a language other than English — thus increasing your ability to interact globally.
Through the programs in this department, you will also:
Better understand and appreciate the rich diversity of world languages and cultures, both ancient and modern.
Achieve communicative proficiency, both productive and receptive, in languages other than English.
Cultivate an appreciation for world literature(s) so as to deepen and enrich the study of languages and cultures.
Understand the structure of language through the study of linguistics.