Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Major and Minor Programs Students develop language skills while broadening their understanding of the cultural, political, and economic life of other countries.

  • Majors offered in French, German and Spanish.
  • Double majors encouraged (for example: French/psychology, German/economics, Spanish/political science).
  • A separate international studies major comprises work in political science, economics, and history, as well as modern languages.


  • Departmental minors available in Chinese, French, German, Latin and Spanish
  • Interdisciplinary minors offered in Chinese Studies, Classical Studies, French Studies, and Latin American & Caribbean Studies