Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Explore the Department

Learning doesn’t have to feel like studying.

Attending college is about more than just attending class. It’s also about exploring all of the incredible opportunities within the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures to embrace learning outside of the classroom.

Language Courses

Courses are available in a variety of languages for majors and non-majors.

» Explore new languages

Study Abroad

Enrich your education and engage with other cultures.

» See where you can go

Awards and Honors

Rewarding academic excellence.

» Recognizing success

Clubs and Organizations

Get involved with department activities.

» Join your peers

Language Resource Center

A multimedia facility promoting language, literature and culture instruction.

» More routes to fluency

The Language Lounge

A blog from the Language Resource Center

» Read the latest posts

Arts and Sciences Language Requirement

Preparing students to be informed and culturally sensitive citizens.

» Fulfill the language requirement


For further information, please contact:

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
p – 516.877.4050

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