Oct 15, 2018  
2014-2015 HillBook (Class of 2018) 
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Foreign Languages, B.A.


  • Students will be able to communicate effectively in a foreign language in both oral and written forms.
  • Students will appreciate and understand a foreign culture, its values and institutions, including relevant aspects of history, art and geography.
  • Students will learn the linguistic, cultural, aesthetic, and critical contributions of foreign literatures.


The major in Foreign Languages combines the study of two of the following Foreign Languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

Majors must take six 300-level or higher courses in a primary foreign language, and four courses in a secondary foreign language, of which at least two courses are 300-level or higher.

Study Abroad Requirement

All majors in French, Spanish, and Foreign Languages are required to spend a semester abroad in an approved program of study or in one of the international internships sponsored by Stonehill College.

Students may transfer three courses taken abroad to the major. Additional Foreign Language courses will count as general electives.