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Course Descriptions

  • A Choice of Languages 

    We offer the following languages :
    Arabic is spoken by more than 200 million people in over 20 countries. Arabic speakers are currently in great demand in the fields of business, education, and international politics.
    Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world (with over a billion speakers). It is the second most commonly used foreign language in the United States. With the emergence of China as a major world power, the ability to speak Chinese enhances career opportunities in business, education, art, and international politics. 
    French is spoken in many parts of Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, North America, and Southwest Asia. Students who learn French discover opportunities in education, business, fashion, music and art, international politics, communications, and tourism. 
    Italian is closely associated with the arts and various industries calling for aesthetic evaluation: fashion and design, music, theater, architecture, and visual arts.
    Japanese is one of the leading languages in the fields of business and finance, as Japan represents the second largest economy in the world. Knowledge of the Japanese language and culture also provides opportunities in education, fashion, art, and entertainment, such as anime and manga.
    Russian is of the official languages of the United Nations. It is particularly relevant for students interested in business, tourism, communications, and international politics. 
    Spanish is spoken by over 500 million people worldwide and is the second most widely used language in the United States. It complements many career goals and provides additional opportunities in business, education, the health sciences, the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts.