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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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Accent Discrimination: Invisible Source of Social Bias

Nov 29, 2018, 12:00 AM

Professor Tej Bhatia's recent article, “Accent, intelligibility, mental health, and trauma,”  was recently featured on Syracuse University news and is available here.  ...

2018 LLL Outstanding Faculty Research Achievment Award

Oct 23, 2018, 2:00 PM

Thanks to the generous endowment established by Dr. Harold G. and Mrs. Barbara Jones, the LLL Faculty Outstanding Research Award was established in 2015. This award is to be presented each year to any...