• Minor in Linguistics

    Gain a deeper understanding of how languages are formed and used across the world.

    Great for students interested in graduate studies, translation/interpretation, education and information technology.

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  • Minor in TESOL

    Learn essential aspects of language education combined with practical skills in classroom management, tutoring, and the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. 

    As English continues to expand as a medium for global communication, the demand for qualified English language instructors trends upward.

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The Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures supports language and cultural acquisition through a broad array of programs including Peer Tutoring, Summer Language Abroad, and English for Academic Purposes. In addition, the Center maintains a wide array of languages resources (including a language library), hosts language events, and conducts research to explore ways technology can enhance language acquisition. Explore the tabs on left to learn more about our programs, resources, events, and research. 

Latest News

Alessia Blad Appointed CSLC Director

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

Starting July 1, 2020 Alessia Blad, Teaching Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, will be the Director of the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC).
As the Director, Alessia will manage and supervise all CSLC activities; advance the mission of the CSLC by raising its profile across campus, the nation, and around the world; and promote CSLC initiatives at the college, university, and community level.

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