Modern and Classical Languages and Literature

Why a Degree in Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures?

The ability to speak another language fluently, to understand and work within another culture, and to think critically are valuable assets in today's global world of work. Language fluency can serve as a complementary skill, allowing you to use your language/cultural skills along with other knowledge and skills sets. Employment opportunities exist for language graduates in areas such as government, business, education, public relations/communication and the non-profit sector. 

Sample Occupations

  • Court Interpreter
  • Customs/Immigration Officer
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Cultural Affairs Officer
  • Foreign Student Advisor
  • Healthcare Translator
  • Teacher
  • Community Affairs Specialist

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