Providing students with the ability to function more effectively in the plurilingual and multicultural world in which we live.
The Department of World Languages and Cultures offers a Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and Cultures (BA). There are four different options for this Major:
Our curriculum specifically focuses on the relations, interactions and influences of the arts and humanities on one another, both in the context of a single linguistic or cultural community and in our multilingual and multicultural global world.
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In the summer of 2016 UMass Lowell students and faculty travel to Paris and other destinations in France for a unique opportunity to study the art and culture and cinema of France while interacting with authentic artifacts and monuments and examining these in situ and in real time.
Read their blog!
Read blogs from trips to Paris in 2015 and 2014.
In the summer of 2015, UMass Lowell students and faculty traveled to Cadiz, Spain for intensive Spanish Language and Culture immersion. Residing in the most ancient city still standing in western Europe, they lived with a local families (homestay), attended class, and took advantage of the University of Cádiz resources to increase their language skills substantially.
Read their blog from their trip to Spain in the summer of 2014.
Coming soon: the 2016 blog!
In the summer of 2015, UMass Lowell students and faculty travelled to Phnom Penh to study the role of Cambodian youth in the future of Cambodia (Over 65% of Cambodia’s population is under 30 years-old).
UMass Lowell students and faculty regularly travel abroad through the UMass Lowell office of International Experiences and Study Abroad. Learn how you can join them.
They also regularly blog about their trips. A list of all university blogs can be found on blogs.uml.edu.