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Renowned Cervantes Scholar Roberto González-Echevarría Visits Raleigh
Renowned Cervantes scholar Roberto González-Echevarría recently visited the triangle-area to participate in the "I Am Quixote" Festival, a 10-month event that celebrates the 400th anniversary of the second and closing installment of Miguel de Cervantes' famous Don Quixote. [...]
"Hablamos español en NC": Hispanic Linguistics Program Goes to La Fiesta del Pueblo
On September 26, 2015 the Hispanic Linguistics Program participated in La Fiesta del Pueblo, an annual event that showcases Hispanic language and culture in North Carolina. [...]
The Time to Study Abroad is Now, Click and Learn Why
One of the best ways to immerse yourself in a culture is to live it — not just study it. After all, at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, we want our students to learn just as much about the human experience as they do about language. [...]
Student of the Month: Hayden Russell
Hayden Russell is a graduating senior majoring in English and minoring in Classical Studies. A University Scholar, he has two ongoing research projects and an editorial internship, has studied abroad in the UK, and is a member of the Skateboarding and Game Design clubs. [...]

Our FLL Major Concentrations

  • French

    Asian Language

  • French


  • German

    German Studies

  • Spanish


Our Languages & Minors

  • Arabic


  • Chinese Studies

    Chinese Studies

  • Classical Studies

    Classical Studies

  • English as a Second Language


  • Hindi-Urdu


  • Italian

    Italian Studies

  • Japan Langage and Japanese Studies


  • Persian


  • Portuguese


  • Russian Studies

    Russian Studies

  • World Literatures

    World Literature

  • Other Programs

    Other Programs

Welcome to our corner of the world

As a student in NC State’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, your education isn’t confined to a classroom. It spans every corner of the globe. And that’s a good thing, because once you earn your degree you’ll be prepared for an exciting career that could take you anywhere. 

Our students don’t just learn to recite foreign phrases or conjugate verbs. They learn how to communicate. How to adapt to new cultures and interact with different people. In other words, they learn skills that are priceless in today’s global marketplace — and they become productive citizens in their own communities as well as around the world. So no matter where your career takes you  from the classroom to the corporate boardroom  you’ll stand out among your peers.

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Where do you want to go?

We teach courses in 15 different languages and offer a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literatures with concentrations in Asian Language, French, German Studies and Spanish — plus an MA in Foreign Languages and Literatures and minors in 12 languages. In other words, we put the world at your fingertips. Keep browsing and you will find out much much more!