Majors, Minors and Non-degree Programs in Modern Languages & Literatures


Today's students need international skills and a broad cultural understanding to be competitive and to function effectively in an increasingly interdependent global environment.

Studying modern languages at Duquesne offers you:

  • diverse curricula in commonly and less commonly taught languages

  • programs designed to lead to communicative language competency

  • exposure to a variety of literatures and cultures

  • a global education, so you are prepared for a productive role in a rapidly changing world

  • an educational setting where you will learn to connect knowledge and skills to your social responsibilities

  • programs that build moral character through encounters with different cultures, traditions, values, virtues and norms

  • departmental study abroad programs in Italy and Spain