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FLL Alumna Helps Promote Linguistic Diversity at NC State
CHASS recently profiled Foreign Languages and Literatures alumna Stephany Dunstan's efforts to promote linguistic diversity within the NC State community. [...]
Boots on the Ground at NC State's Language Training Center
If you were in Raleigh or on NC State's campus earlier this summer, you may have bumped into a large group of young people speaking Arabic. Wonder no more: they were members of the military from Ft. Fisher, Ft. Bragg and NC State who were studying Arabic language and culture through the university's Language Training Center. [...]
In the Spotlight: German Major and Riflery Champion Madeline Pike
German and International Studies double-major Madeline Pike began learning German in second grade while living in Australia. After her return to the United States, she started learning German again in High School. [...]
CHASS Students Earn International Scholarships, Fellowships
CHASS students earned prestigious international scholarships and fellowships this year, including Goldwater, Fulbright, Boren and Gilman awards. Congratulations to all those who are pursuing their passion and their education through international study. [...]
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Majors

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    French

  • German

    German Studies

  • Spanish

    Spanish

Our Programs

  • Arabic

    Arabic

  • Chinese Studies

    Chinese Studies

  • Classical Studies

    Classical Studies

  • English as a Second Language

    ESL

  • Hindi-Urdu

    Hindu-Urdu

  • Italian

    Italian

  • Japan Langage and Japanese Studies

    Japanese

  • Persian

    Persian

  • Portuguese

    Portuguese

  • Russian Studies

    Russian Studies

  • World Literatures

    World Literature

  • Other Programs

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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 Bachelor of Arts degrees in French, German Studies and Spanish -- plus an MA in Foreign Languages and minors in 11 languages. In other words, we put the world at your fingertips. Keep browsing and you will find out much much more!