Students who major or minor in French, Italian, or Spanish can expect to:

  • Develop linguistic skills in oral and written expression,
  • Develop a sense of the cultural aspects of the peoples who speak the target language,
  • And gain the ability to read and analyze literature written in the target language.


Study Abroad

Our returning students continually reaffirm the importance and validity of study abroad as a life-changing experience that fosters a student’s personal and academic growth.

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Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Students who major or minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) will study the region's

  • Geography
  • Politics
  • Economies
  • Histories
  • Cultures
  • Literatures

This interdisciplinary program offers a wide array of courses on Latin America, the Caribbean, and related diasporas in the United States. The program coordinates courses from departments throughout the University, it also offers senior seminars and opportunities for independent coursework. 
Visit the LACS website.