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Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics


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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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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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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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Professor Gail Bulman shown here with Chair, Stefano Giannini won the Gerlinde Ulm Sanford Award during our 2019 LLL awards ceremonyProfessor Gail Bulman- award winner!Michal Downie shown here with Dean David Van Slyke- receives teaching recognition awardMichal Downie shown with Dean Van Slyke- receives her award!Award winners for the Outstanding TA award!Congratulations to our Outstanding TA'sblue symposium journal coverSymposiumErika Haber receiving the award shown with Stefano Giannini and Harold JonesRecipient of the LLL Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2018), Erika Haber

Latest News

Upcoming Events about Spanish, Latin America, and the U.S./Mexico Border

Sep 24, 2019, 9:00 PM

Interested in Spanish, Latin America, or the U.S./Mexico border? A number of upcoming events may be of interest to you. In addition to the regularly-scheduled Spanish Culture and Conversation Tab...

Congratulations to our outstanding achievement award winners

May 17, 2019, 12:00 AM

Congratulations to our 2019 outstanding achievement award winners:...