In today's global economy, the ability to communicate in languages other than one's own has become an increasingly valuable asset sought after by employers across the public and private sectors. Our substantive programs prepare students for research, translation, linguistics, literary studies, teaching, and business.
The Department of Modern Languages (MODL) offers courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
On the undergraduate level, The Department of Modern Languages has programs for a Bachelor of Arts in French or Spanish, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Critical Languages and International Studies in Chinese, German, or Russian.
Students may earn a Certificate in Localization and Translation in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Korean, Portuguese, or Russian, or a Certificate in Translation Studies in Spanish.
Students may pursue a Minor in all languages offered by The Department of Modern Languages.
On the graduate level, students can earn a Master's in Modern Languages with concentration in French or Spanish.
Study abroad to broaden your horizons! The Department of Modern Languages has short-term (5 week) study abroad programs in France, Germany, Mexico, Russia, and Spain. We encourage all of our students to take advantage of our programs abroad or, for longer term stays, programs affiliated with UTA. This is an invaluable opportunity to hone your language skills and immerse yourself in another culture and earn 6 credit hours.
Click on the Study Abroad link on the language page that interests you.