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Our mission is to help students not only become proficient in a foreign language, but to think critically about the world and immerse themselves in new cultures. We’ll encourage you to travel, study abroad, conduct research and embrace diversity.
By studying in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, you won’t just learn about different ways of life. You’ll live them!
Learning a New Language Improves Your Mind.
Those who speak multiple languages score higher on tests and enjoy better memory and focus than those who don't - The AtlanticRead about it
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History Weekend 2017 to Spotlight Immigration
Explore immigration and global consequences during multiple events at NC State March 31 and April 1. History Weekend 2017, sponsored by NC State's Department of History and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will examine how demographic and cultural shifts of international migration have shaped both the United States and other countries around the world.
NC State Arabic Club Helps Break Down Linguistic and Cultural Barriers
Regardless of the language you study at NC State, you have surely experienced times of struggle. From endless vocabulary lists to verb conjugations, learning a new language takes dedication. Fortunately, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures believes learning extends to outside of the classroom. Connecting with other students by joining one of the many foreign language clubs on campus is a great way to start.
Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors
Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.