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Gain an entrée into art, music, film, dance, fashion, cuisine, philosophy, science, and more.  Study a new language!

Degree Programs

Our graduates have prepared themselves for diverse careers by participating in one or more of our undergraduate, graduate, and study abroad programs as well as certificates.

We offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in Spanish, French and Francophone Studies and a Master of Arts in Spanish and in TESOL.

To increase your success in your field, you may also study toward minors in FrenchItalian, and Spanish.

Our Spanish Translation and Interpretation certificate is open to all Spanish majors proficient in Spanish and English.  In addition, our French Translation and Interpretation certificate is open to all French majors proficient in French and English. Open to all majors is our undergraduate TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate.

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Broaden your horizons.

Study Abroad

Broaden your horizons, professional and social opportunities by participating in one of our successful study abroad programs. Immerse yourself in a foreign culture, study the language, and gain skills to become more successful in a globalized community.

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Learn a Language

Languages are, quite simply, a part of a complete education. Whether you wish to fulfill a language requirement, gain valuable language skills or position yourself in a more marketable career, our faculty and staff are committed to providing you with a successful language experience.

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Interdisciplinary Study

Participation in our interdisciplinary courses may earn credit in Asian StudiesInternational and Global StudiesLatin American Studies; and Women’s Studies.


Our faculty members combine a strong dedication to undergraduate teaching with a firm commitment to research and service. Visit the Faculty & Staff to learn more about their interests and background.

In the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, we encourage close contact between faculty and students. In the tradition of the university at large, we value the individual. We take pride in the diverse cultural, educational, intellectual, and recreational opportunities available at UCF.

Languages are, quite simply, a part of a complete education.  The word educate comes from the Latin root for to lead. Become educated. Lead!