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Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

You come to us to learn a language. You learn far more: the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) allows you to study complex global social and ethical issues through literature and film. Our majors receive training in cultural analysis, critical thinking and writing, and knowledge of key areas of the world. According to dozens of top CEOs, employers seek people who can think creatively and communicate in situations that are ambiguous and complex. This is what the faculty of LLC offers you in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese or Russian. Think of it as two-for-one: all the benefits of studying the humanities, doubled through a second language and culture.