Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, a diverse and exciting department. We feature undergraduate major concentrations in Classical Civilization, French, German, Greek, Latin, and Spanish. We offer undergraduate minor concentrations in Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. Our Critical Languages Center offers instruction in sixteen additional less-commonly taught languages, many of which are vital for national security.
On the graduate level we offer MA degrees with concentrations in French (literature or linguistics), German (literature, linguistics, or German studies), Spanish (literature or linguistics), and Romance Languages. On the Ph.D. level we offer concentrations in French or Spanish literature or linguistics, as well as interdisciplinary studies.
Our numerous language programs feature language clubs with exciting extra-curricular activities. We sponsor French, German, and Spanish Houses, which are Living/Learning opportunities. The department offers many study-abroad opportunities, whether for the summer, a semester, or an academic year.
Our faculty members are active scholars, many with national or international reputations. The department also prides itself on excellent teaching, and many faculty members have received university or state-wide teaching awards.
Please follow the links on this page to explore the Department of Modern Languages and Classics.
Thomas C. Fox