College of Letters & Science | International Division
Learning a new language or learning about your own language will help you discover so much about that culture.
Immersion in a language and culture greatly supplements your study of the language.
I can do things personally and professionally that limit others.
Learning a language has exposed me to more than just words, but to culture, to people, and different ways of thinking.
I loved the small class sizes. I loved getting to know the faculty early on and having them remember me a year later when I took another class with them.
Learning languages has enriched my life in many ways, and has has enabled me to communicate with people with whom I would otherwise not be able to communicate.
Living and working abroad opened my eyes to the world in ways I didn't know possible.
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Take every opportunity to practice your secondary language, and don’t be afraid to make mistakes.
French, Spanish, Swahili
Language has enriched my life professionally because I am qualified for many different positions based on my language skills and have the ability to acquire more.
The study of Spanish empowered me to develop life-long relationships, gave me the opportunity to study abroad, led me to further my graduate study of Spanish literature, and helped me meet my wife.