Department of Languages, Cultures and Religions

Undergraduate programs

Missouri State offers a range of major and minor programs that allow you to tailor your language skills to your educational and professional goals.

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Graduate programs


Learn the best ways to teach non-native speakers a new language. Work in the United States or abroad.

A religious studies professors has a class discussion with a group of students.

Explore religions and cultures around the world. Available in online or seated formats.

Refine your skills as a foreign language teacher.

Improve your French language skills and culture savvy.

Immerse yourself into Spanish language, culture and customs.

Receive recognition for your language proficiency.

Additional learning opportunities

Our interdisciplinary programs and collaborative classes at the Foreign Language Institute offer even more opportunities to enhance your language skills.

Promote cultural exchange and language competence at our informal gathering in the Siceluff Hall library.

Our annual World Language Showcase helps your students make that transition from high school to college by bringing them to interact with language faculty and college students studying in world languages. There will be contests, proficiency activities, guest speakers and LOTS of languages.

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