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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 Employability
According to a recent report, the demand for bilingual workers in the United States has more than doubled in recent years.Read about it
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Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity
Tashni-Ann Dubroy, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, will deliver the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. Her talk is titled "There Is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses."
What Do You Think about Earning Your Master's Degree While Still Working on Your Bachelor's?
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures' Accelerated Bachelor's / Master's (ABM) Degree Program in French or Spanish is a wonderful opportunity for students seeking a higher degree in one of these two languages. The program allows students to earn their BA and MA in five years, saving both time and money by facilitating completion of advanced coursework while still enrolled as undergraduates.
Student of the Month: Olivia Zalecki
Meet Olivia Zalecki, a junior double majoring in Chinese and International Politics and our student of the month. She is a Caldwell Fellow, founder and president of Adopted Students Union at NC State, and has studied abroad in China and England. She aspires to work in government in the area of international relations.