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We offer B.A. degrees in nine areas. We also offer minors in eleven languages and linguistics.

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Placement Exams

All students are expected to take a placement exam before registering for language classes. Current undergraduate and graduate students must request access to placement exams. After a student has requested and received access, the exam will be available via MySlice within 24 hours.

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We offer an M.S. Degree in Computational Linguistics and 3 M.A. Degrees in French, Linguistics, and Spanish. Our majors are interdisciplinary and many of our courses are cross-listed with other departments and colleges.

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Upcoming Events

Damon and Jo come to SU

Apr 11, 2018, 7:30 PM

Gifford Auditorium, H.B.C.

Please join us and meet Damon Dominique and Joanna Franco who make up “Damon and Jo” a popular YouTube Channel, with over 900,000 subscribers and more than a million views each month, tail...

Invitation to Apply - Goldberg Fellowship in French

Apr 16, 2018, 5:00 PM

Apply by April 16th

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics and the French Program invite applications for the Gloria L. Goldberg Fellowship....

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Road to Oz Leads to Russia

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Native Speaker Will Bring Life to Ghanaian Language in Linguistics Class

Dec 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

Assistant Professor Christopher Green is providing a unique spring semester course to students interested in exploring the linguistic makeup of a major language of Ghana, with the help of a native spe...