We are a dynamic, multi-lingual community where you will develop your linguistic abilities under the mentorship of a dedicated international faculty.
Our faculty emphasize practical knowledge and cultural content through film, literature, guest speakers, poetry readings and field trips to plays, museums and more. Classes, particularly at the intermediate and upper-division level, are small and provide opportunity for a great deal of individualized attention.
The department of Modern Languages and Literature offers majors and minors in Spanish, French, Chinese, and Japanese, and additional language courses in German. About 60 to 70 percent of our students are double majors.
- Our classes are small and you have the opportunity to get to know your classmates and professor, always using the target language.
- Many of our students study abroad for a semester or a year.
- Our professors are highly experienced in their fields and have traveled widely.
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We encourage our students to study abroad, and our department facilitates summer immersion programs in Italy and China that allow students to explore new horizons.
Visit iconic landmarks such as the Trevi Fountain in Rome.
In this program, students stay in the beautiful Umbrian hill town of Assisi, home of Saint Francis. They will receive 140 hours of intensive small-group instruction with highly trained native speakers. During their stay, they reside in shared apartments with kitchens.
Wendell Phillips Center 151
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211