Modern Languages & Literatures

Modern Languages & Literatures

California State University-Bakersfield - Bakersfield, CA

  • BS

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures has the following objectives: To teach students the four basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing the languages offered; To foster an interest in and an understanding of other cultures and civilizations; and To enhance a studentÕs understanding and control of English through a comparison with the structures of other languages. According to the area of concentration selected by the student, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures: Prepares teachers of modern languages; Equips teachers with the necessary basic knowledge and skills for teaching modern languages; Provides those modern language skills that are necessary or highly desirable in academic career fields, and other fields such as medicine, law enforcement, social work, international trade, business, government service, diplomatic and military service, sports, translating, interpreting, journalism, and broadcasting. The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers a major in Spanish and a minor in French. A Special Major in French is available to interested students.

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