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Modern Languages
  • Student to faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Typical class size: 20-25
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Modern Languages

Knowledge of other languages and cultures constitutes an ideal complement to any career.

When you minor in a language at Fisher, you benefit from individualized attention and a high level of participation, made possible by small classes and dedicated faculty. Classes are offered in Spanish, French, Italian, and ASL. Combine a language minor with your academic discipline in the natural and social sciences, education, nursing, business, humanities, and arts. 

Program Overview

A minor in languages and cultures is flexible and can be built around your personal and professional interests. The program complements virtually any major at Fisher. It consists of 18 credits and students can choose one of two tracks: multiple languages or a single language.

Additional language minors available include Spanish (18 credits), as well as a minor in Spanish/Latino culture for the health professions (20 credits).

Throughout the curriculum, you will actively use the language you are studying as part of the minor. You will also gain critical awareness of cultural variations and issues in world civilizations and global regions where the language is spoken.

Fisher’s extensive study abroad program makes gaining proficiency in your chosen language through immersion easy and exciting.

Quick Guide to Languages at Fisher

Quick Guide to Languages at Fisher

There are three considerations when taking a language at Fisher:

Life After Fisher

A minor in languages prepares you for careers in:

  • Business and Management
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Translation and Interpretation