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ESL Section Welcomes Three New Instructors
The ESL Section of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is excited to welcome three new instructors this fall: Bethany Bradshaw (MA, NCSU) Juliana Kocsis (MA, NCSU) Kelly Michels (MA, George Mason University, MFA, NCSU). [...]
New Spanish Certificate Helps Health Professionals Communicate Effectively
The Office of Professional Development in conjunction with the Department of Foreign Languages ​​and Literatures is now offering a Certificate in Spanish for Health Professionals. [...]
September Student of the Month
Alex Hyler is a senior pre-dental student majoring in Spanish Languages and Literatures. She has interned and volunteered in several dental offices and clinics, including one in Bolivia. [...]
Spanish Geeks, Kick-Off Your Career Volunteering with VOLAR
NC State University's students of Spanish: Are you looking to improve your speaking skills? Do you want an authentic opportunity to use Spanish outside the classroom? [...]


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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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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!