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Undergraduate Studies

Do you want to learn about the values, ethics, and cultures of other countries, so you can communicate appropriately?

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) prepares students of Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish with more than basic reading, writing and speaking skills. Our courses also feature the histories, politics, cultures, customs, and literatures of countries that speak Romance languages.

Practice your language skills through our active language clubs, study-abroad opportunities, top-class Language Resource Center, and Summer Language Institute.

Whether you are interested in mastering a language, becoming familiar with important literary figures, or studying contemporary global issues, the Romance languages department has a wealth of options to offer you.