Academic Programs

Take advantage of a degree that prepares you to function in the globalized world where itercultural literacy and understanding is a must. Explore learning opportunities above and beyond learning a language in the French and Francophone, Italian, Spanish Studies programs, sign up for an Internship, service learning, or a study abroad experience. Study of languages is an integral part of the University's Core Curriculum. Moreover, language skills are vehicles to cultural literacy and global understanding for which these majors will thoroughly prepare you.

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Faculty of the Department during a working session

Or you may opt for a joint degree in language and international relations, communication, health, public policy, law, and administration, to name but a few. 

By enrolling in any of our unique programs, you are ready to begin a fascinating journey of self-discovery and of exploration of the rich world in which we live.  You will be glad you did.

No Child Left Monolingual: Why Languages are of Critical Importance in the U.S.

"No Child Left Monolingual: Why Languages are of Critical Importance in the U.S."
by Kim Potowski, PhD (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Leading Researcher and Public Speaker

Department of Romance Languages & Literatures

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Villanova, PA 19085

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