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University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

UMass Boston's Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures offers a diverse and engaging curriculum in eight different languages. These languages are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Vietnamese. Our courses range from language instruction to literary, cultural, and film studies. Our well-rounded faculty made up of prolific scholars and committed teachers incorporates the latest technology into their classes. Our focus is on creating a strong community of language learners, critical thinkers, and responsible global citizens.
 

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Information on Language Waivers and Language Assessment Exams

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Why UMass Boston?

A group of UMass Boston-based Upward Bound students traveled to Guatemala to build a school out of recycled materials.

Upward Bound

UMass Boston program for college-bound youth already making a difference on a global scale

UMass Boston Upward Bound students are going back to Guatemala to build a school out of trash.

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