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Spring 2016 Brownbag/Research Talks Series
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites the NC State community to attend our Spring 2016 Brownbag/Research Talks Series. Since its inception in 1907, the Department of Foreign Languages […]
The Time to Study Abroad is Now
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, […]
In the Spotlight: Lynda Nyota
Lynda Nyota first learned about trauma while listening to first-hand accounts of living through war and displacement from friends and co-workers in Kampala, the capital of Uganda. [...]
Foreign Languages Graduate Studies Information Night: January 15
Thinking about going to grad school for Spanish or French? Come get your questions answered! MA in Foreign Languages at NC State Graduate Program Information Night Friday, January 15 6:30pm […]

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!