Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages and Classics!

At a practical level, most of the people in the world do not speak English as a native language. One of the main reasons to study a world languages is to gain a better knowledge of the multicultural modern world in which we live.

Learning a second language is a gateway to opportunity and success in today’s shrinking world. Mastering another language can enhance your employment options in a wide range of fields, from financial services to journalism to diplomacy. Exploring the classics, in language and culture, can build skills that will serve you in many professions. Studying another language can enrich your life away from work, too!

Ball State Modern Languages and Classics offers courses in

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Classics
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish


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