Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

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Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

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About MCLL

The Department offers curricula, services and research leading to proficiency in language, literature and culture that will enable individuals to function effectively in the international communities in our geographical area and throughout the world. The Department’s Programs serve and promote all academic divisions of the University in providing students the language and cultural training necessary to support international and intercultural endeavors.


The Department offers a wide variety of courses and Programs in the fields of foreign languages, literatures and cultures. They are designed for those students who intend to major or minor in languages other than English; for students who seek a broad liberal arts education in preparation for a variety of professions; and for students whose careers will be furthered by the knowledge of another language and culture. In addition to the Majors, Minors and Graduate Degree, the Department offers a number of courses in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, German, Hebrew, and Korean.