• Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

    What can I do with a degree in a foreign language?
  • French

    Choose a French Major or Minor to learn a language spoken by over 274 million people in 29 countries.
  • German

    Choose a German Major or Minor to learn Europe's most spoken language and the language of the fourth largest economy in the world.
  • Spanish

    Choose a Spanish Major or Minor to learn the the second most-used language the US, spoken by over 400 million in 21 countries.
  • American Sign Language

    Choose a minor in ASL and prepare to take the State of Oklahoma Quality Assurance Screening Test (QAST) for ASL interpretation.
  • Chinese

    Choose to minor in Chinese and learn the most used language in the world, great for international business.
  • Greek

    Choose to minor in Greek and learn to read classical works by Plato, Sophocles, and the New Testament in their original language.
  • Japanese

    Choose to minor in Japanese and learn one of the most useful languages for business and the language of the third largest economy in the world.
  • Latin

    Choose a minor in Latin and learn to read works by Vergil, Cicero, Caesar, Thomas Aquinas, and others in their original language.
  • Russian

    Choose the Russian Minor and learn one of the most useful languages for business and a top 10 most-used world language.
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CareersCareer Paths with a Degree in a Foreign Language

A degree in a foreign language opens career opportunities in several fields, including business, education, law, government, medicine, agriculture, and engineering. Foreign Language degrees have the highest starting salaries of the liberal arts degrees.

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