Dual Languages Major
The Dual Languages major allows students to combine study of two of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
The Dual Languages major which lives in the Language, Literatures & Cultures Department allows students to combine study of two of the following languages:
In addition to learning your chosen languages, the major is designed to help you appreciate and understand related cultures, values and institutions, including relevant aspects of literature, history, art and geography.
Required Study Abroad Experience
All Dual Languages majors are required to spend a semester abroad in an approved program of study or in one of the international internships sponsored by Stonehill College, and minors are encouraged to do the same. Students may transfer back three pre-approved courses taken abroad to the major. Additional language courses may be pre-approved as general electives.
Study Abroad Opportunities
Stonehill is ranked among the best in the nation for sending students on semester-long study abroad programs. Our programs focus on developing global citizens and helping students meet both academic and personal goals. A student’s international experience is attractive to potential employers who seek applicants with global perspective and an understanding other cultures.
Places where Stonehill's languages, literatures and cultures majors have studied abroad:
- Heidelberg American Junior Year
- University of Berlin
- Grenoble Ecole de Management
- University of Paris, Sorbonne
- School for International Training
- Florence University of the Arts
- Umbra Institute in Perugia
- University of Barcelona
- University of Granada
- University of Madrid
- Universidad de Belgrano (Argentina)
- Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (Chile)
- Universidad Veritas (Costa Rica)
Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) is an opportunity for students who have completed their first year at Stonehill to perform significant, publishable, full-time research under the guidance of and in collaboration with an experienced faculty researcher.
RECENT LANGUAGES, LITERATURES & CULTURES EXAMPLES
- Alina Shklyarenko ’17 worked with John Golden, associate professor of foreign languages, on “Translating Alexander Blok’s ‘Vozmezdie.’” They have submitted for publication their work on previously untranslated sections of this important poem by the Russian symbolist.
- Michael Travers ’15 worked with Juan Carlos Martin, associate professor of Foreign Languages, on “Virtual Learning: Beyond the Classroom.”
- Spanish major Angela Moskawa ’14 workedwith Juan Carlos Martin, associate professor of Foreign Languages, on “Identity Crisis: Portrayals of the Posthuman in Spanish Narrative and Film.” This project strives to study the concept of post-humanity in Spanish narrative and film, focusing primarily on literary pieces and cinematic works written and produced during the past two decades.
- Laura Dzgoeva ’14 worked with John Golden, associate professor of foreign languages, on “Translating Alexander Blok.” Blok was a major Russian Symbolist poet; they translated several of his poems into English and have submitted some of their work for publication.