Welcome to Alma College’s Modern Language program! At Alma, students can major or minor in the following languages:
But students learn more than a language at Alma. Modern Languages majors study a variety of topics, including:
• Literary analysis
Students who major in a language are required to spend at least one
semester in an approved international program. Alma has overseas
These programs provide students with total immersion in a foreign culture and help them gain fluency in the foreign language.
Alma's Modern Language graduates enter teaching careers or, more
commonly, combine a degree in language study with another major to
create a variety of career options.
Satisfactory completion of any foreign language major should enable
students to meet the language and literature requirements for teaching
and for advanced study in language or other appropriate disciplines.
It also should satisfy standards for acceptance into training programs for the government, social agencies and businesses.
Click on specific language programs to the left for further information and student comments.