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Global Languages and Cultures

Learn to interact with speakers of other languages in a cross-cultural environment.

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures offers instruction in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian and Spanish. Our highly qualified and dedicated faculty are ready to help you expand and master your second language proficiency and intercultural competence to enable you to interact effectively with speakers of other languages in real-life situations in the U.S. and abroad.

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Learning in a Global Context

Knowledge of people and their cultures

Today's employers work in a global context and recognize the need for individuals who can work in a cross-cultural environment. Continue to improve your second language skills or explore a new language.

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