Japan Gardens

The Department of 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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Upcoming Events

Italian movies Fall 18

Oct 30, 2018, 6:30 PM


Join us for our Italian movie screenings this semester! ...

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16th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival

Sep 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

Human rights and social justice issues are explored through an international selection of documentaries and dramatic features. Featured screenings include: The Sentence, On Her Shoulder, Cal...

Symposium: Demographic Aging in Japan and Beyond: Lessons from the World’s Most Aged Society

Sep 22, 2018, 12:00 AM

Demographic aging is one of the major policy challenges that advanced industrial countries face today. Improvements in longevity and low fertility rates have dramatically changed the demographic struc...