Modern Languages Major

In an increasingly global economy, a major in Modern Languages provides skills that monolingual students do not have.

A major in Modern Languages (with options either in French, Italian or Spanish) will prepare you for a career in international affairs, business, education, and translation in both the public and private sectors.

In New York City in particular, doctors, educators, health professionals, lawyers, nancial analysts and advisors,andnon-pro tandgovernmentprofessionals— all bene t from mastering a second language.

Professional areas you can consider with a degree in Modern Languages include:

  • K-12 Bilingual Education
  • Higher Education
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Legal and Paralegal Businesses
  • Multicultural Advertising Agencies
  • Fashion Industry
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Export and Import Businesses
  • Journalism
  • Food Industry
  • Travel and Hospitality Industries
  • Social Work
  • Non-Profit and/or Humanitarian
    International Organizations
  • Corporate International Communications
  • Government Foreign Policy Agencies
    and Departments

Modern Languages Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room S-601
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8105

Office Hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m