The Department of Classics and Modern Languages offers the Bachelor of Arts and Associate of Arts degrees in the following Modern Languages: French, German, and Spanish. Also offered are minors in Classical Humanities, Deaf Studies, French, German, Greek, Italian Studies, Latin, Spanish and Latin American Studies. Also offered, in conjunction with the Economics Department, is a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages & International Economics.
A placement test is administered to those students who took ASL, French, German, or Spanish in high school. Students of Arabic, Italian, Japanese, or Mandarin should schedule a meeting with the respective instructor to determine correct placement. The result determines the number of courses needed in order to fulfill the foreign language requirement. All French/German/Spanish majors must complete a one-credit senior research project (FREN 499/GERM 499/SPAN 499). All courses must be in the appropriate language (French/German/Spanish) to count towards the major