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Modern Languages

The main goal of this department is to enable students to speak, understand, read, and write a foreign language. The department also strives to impart to the students an understanding of the culture or cultures in which that language is spoken, its history, and its present situation.

Career Opportunities

  • Actor/Actress
  • Audiologist
  • Civil Service Worker
  • Diplomat
  • Foreign News Correspondent
  • Hotel Manager
  • Journalist
  • Public Health Administrator
  • Technical Writer
  • VISTA/Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Announcer
  • Bilingual Educator
  • Copy Editor
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Import/Export Clerk
  • Librarian
  • Social Worker
  • Textbook Publisher
  • Anthropologist
  • Buyer
  • Customs Inspector
  • Flight Attendant
  • Historian
  • Interpreter
  • Missionary
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Travel Agent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Sales Representative
  • Management Trainee
  • Advertising/Public Relations Specialist

Related Skills


Hiring Institutions

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Banks
  • Business Corporations
  • Department Stores
  • Fundraising Firms
  • Peace Corps
  • Hotel Chains
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Labor Unions
  • Magazines and Newspapers
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Radio and Television Stations
  • Technical Writing Services
  • United Nations
  • Air, Bus and Rail Lines
  • Bookstores
  • Colleges and Schools
  • Film Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • VISTA
  • Import/Export Companies
  • Investment Firms
  • Museums
  • Libraries
  • Publishing Companies
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Travel Agencies

Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

University of Oklahoma - Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
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Union College, Language Study
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Augustana University College
Academic Careers Online
Axcis Education Recruitment
Modern Language Association
South Atlantic Modern Language Association