The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, located in one of the
most culturally and linguistically diverse areas of the United States,
offers students the training and skills necessary to communicate with their
neighbors in the Arabic, Chinese, Creole, French, German, Italian, Russian
and Spanish-speaking communities in Brooklyn and abroad.
A major or minor in
languages, literature and culture equips a student with marketable skills
and opportunities for success in such areas as law, medicine, international
relations, business, finance, government, publishing, social work, the arts,
nonprofits, and public and private schools and colleges.
continues to develop and train excellent language teachers in French,
Italian and Spanish for K-12 education in the Department's Undergraduate
Program and in the Graduate Master's Degree Programs in French and Spanish.
A doctorate in French, Spanish and Italian-Comparative Literature is offered
by the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Cross bridges
culturally and linguistically with the opportunities you will receive in the
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.