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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?

UMass Boston students helped build a water system and conducted a dental hygiene workshop in Peru during their spring break.

Beacon Voyages for Service

Gives UMass Boston students the opportunity to go on service trips all over the world

“I urge everyone to go on an alternative break trip. The trips offer so many invaluable lessons. “

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