Our programs develop graduates with language skills to succeed in any field.
Learning another language is more than a vocabulary list and pronunciation key. It's learning to speak, listen, read and write and it's also learning to understand another culture.
Students wishing to satisfy the two semester language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree may do so in any of these languages.
Secondary Education Certifications are offered in the following degrees.
The Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics supports the following programs.
USD is home to the Nu Omnicron chapter of the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.
We offer a variety of study abroad programs for language students.
Angela Helmer, Ph.D., assistant professor, is the 2014 recipient of the Monsignor James Doyle Humanities Teaching Award, presented by the College of Arts & Sciences.
In an increasingly multicultural world, employers in most industries seek graduates proficient in a second or third language. Our graduates are at work in diverse fields.