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  • Department of Modern Foreign Languages


Lead With Languages

Imagine waking up one day to a new reality. A world where English is only one of thousands of languages and 95% of Americans are left out the conversation. Realize that that day is today. In the world that we share 7 billion people, 75% don’t understand any English and the fastest growing economies across the globe are non-English speaking. How can we succeed?


21st Century Skills Map

Learning other languages and understanding the culture of the people who speak them is a 21st Century skill that is vital to success in the global environment in which our students will live and work.



Language Study in the Age of Globalization

Knowing another language enriches your personal life expands the range of professional opportunities open to you, and increases your power to act as a citizen of the world.


"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart."

Nelson Mandela