Languages and Cultures

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Garden City

Gain the language and intercultural communication and mediation skills you need to thrive in today’s global economy.

Why Earn your BA in Languages and Cultures?

A BA in Languages and Cultures is a highly versatile degree that empowers students to become truly global citizens. You’ll build strong intercultural competencies and become proficient in other languages, preparing you to succeed in any professional field—from business to diplomacy, healthcare, hospitality, international affairs, journalism, law or the nonprofit world.

Why Earn a BA in Languages and Cultures at Adelphi?

  • Boost your marketability by learning two foreign languages under the tutelage of world-renowned faculty.
  • Become an informed citizen with sensitivity to the wants and needs of multicultural populations, a critical skill that can be applied in any workplace.
  • Take advantage of exciting experiential learning opportunities—like our capstone internship program—that enhance your résumé and provide you with valuable hands-on experience.

What Can You Do with a Degree in Languages and Cultures?

A degree in languages and cultures opens the door to a career in many fields—business, education, journalism, law, law enforcement, library science, medicine, public health, social work, translation and interpreting. You can become a language teacher in the United States or in international schools with an advanced degree in language education.

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Exceptional Hands-On Learning

At Adelphi, we believe strongly in the power of hands-on learning and the value it adds to our students’ future careers. In this program, your language study will be combined with a seminar in intercultural communication and a capstone internship course. These opportunities allow you to not only apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to real-world settings, but also to connect with communities and employers off campus.

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Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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