Knowing a second language is something that everyone can benefit from. If you want
to travel, you need to know other languages. If you want to be successful in business,
you need to understand other cultures. If you want to conduct research in the international
community, you need to understand the language your peers are speaking. We can help
you reach your goals.
Foreign Language Placement Test
All incoming students are required to take the Placement Test.
undergraduate majors and minors for most of our language programs. A minor is a good choice for students majoring
in international business or who want to have an international aspect to their future
Our graduate program options include master's degrees in Comparative Literature, French, German and Spanish. We
also offer Ph.D. programs in Comparative Literature and Spanish, and MAT degrees in
Foreign Languages with emphasis in French, German, or Spanish.
Daria Smirnova awarded summer dissertation grant from ASEEES!
We are thrilled to report that CPLT PhD student Daria Smirnova has been awarded a summer dissertation grant from ASEEES, the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Jiang Liu selected as NSF Fellow funded institute
Prof. Jiang Liu in LLC is recently selected from a highly competitive applicant pool of early- and mid-career scholars to participate in the U of SC-National Science Foundation Institute in Measurement MEthodology in Rural Stem Education (IMMERSE).
Lara Lomicka Anderson awarded Outstanding Faculty Partner
Recognizes a member of the UofSC faculty who has demonstrated significant support for the division, the division's programs and services, and the overall quality of campus life by aiding in student access, facilitating student progress and persistence, and advancing learning.
Ashley Williard has received a 2023 NEH Summer Stipend
"The NEH Summer Stipend will allow me to devote time to writing and conduct significant archival research in France during summer 2023. In the Archives Nationales d'Outre Mer, the primary holding place of French colonial documents, I will consult military files, official correspondence, and notary records. In archives in Nantes, the principal French port of the slave trade, I will examine links between the Caribbean and France."
Congratulations to publication of the Russian edition of Judy Kalb on the Russia's Rome in Russia. It is about the cultural traditions surrounding Russian imperialism as
seen in the texts of Russian modernist authors.
Learn about how the university is changing to mitigate the effects of the
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