College of languages is committed to developing students’ ability to communicate effectively in their target language, to conduct further study and research or pursue a career that requires advanced language skills, and to understand the complex world in which they will be citizens. In addition, our students are taught to approach literature from analytical and cultural perspectives that will prepare them for graduate study. Since the study of language and literature helps students cross-disciplinary and cultural borders as well as geographical ones, our students become culturally sensitive, develop a tolerance for ambiguity, think creatively about solving problems and communicate in diverse ways.