Join the exhilarating community of peers who are well-traveled, culturally aware and who can speak multiple languages. The World Languages and Literatures Department welcomes all students with prior knowledge of a second language or not and gives them the opportunity to converse and better understand others. A language degree opens up numerous career opportunities in a variety of fields where language skills and culture are valued. The World Languages and Literatures Department helps students to master another language and immerses them in the culture of which they study. Students who graduate from the program are able to communicate effectively with indigenous people and are culturally aware of their behaviors.