BA Programs in Languages

Compare 127 Bachelor of Arts Programs in Languages

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A Bachelor of Arts is a degree that is awarded to students who have completed a program in a specific discipline of the liberal arts. While the length of these programs will vary among different countries and institutions, it generally requires three to four years of study to complete a Bachelor of Arts.

The study of language has become increasingly important as many industries are thinking and acting on a more global scale. But exactly what is a BA in Languages? A Bachelor of Arts in Languages allows students the opportunity to study the language of their choice in a thorough manner. It provides for a deeper understanding of the language, along with any regional or cultural dialects that may exist therein. This particular degree is of interest to students who realize that there is a significant global shift in communication and business due to many recent technological advances.

There are many benefits to pursuing a degree in languages, as graduates of such programs are highly sought after in a wide variety of industries. The ability to effectively communicate with others who speak different languages is a skill that is undeniably valuable. Because of this skill, the opportunities that exist for graduates of a language program are tremendous.

The cost of a Bachelor of Arts in Languages varies depending on the institution and the country in which the program is offered. Students who are interested in pursuing this course of study should conduct thorough research on the programs that appeal to them and their respective costs.

The careers that graduates of a language program can pursue are incredibly diverse. Nearly every industry has at least some need for individuals who are able to provide effective communication skills in their language of study. Those with a BA in Languages also understand the various cultural influences on that language. The most typical fields that students with this degree enter include research, tourism, healthcare, education, and international relations.

 

Our database includes a wide variety of options for individuals seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Languages. Take a few moments to search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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English Major

Siena College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Loudonville

Through the careful analysis of diverse, multicultural literature and film, Siena English majors develop the skills most-prized by employers: the ability to think critically, to communicate ideas clearly to various readers and audiences, and to engage in dialogue and collaborative problem-solving techniques. [+]

Through the careful analysis of diverse, multicultural literature and film, Siena English majors develop the skills most-prized by employers: the ability to think critically, to communicate ideas clearly to various readers and audiences, and to engage in dialogue and collaborative problem-solving techniques.

Why study English?

As an English major, you will develop important, lifelong skills that will serve you well in any career—skills including critical thinking, effective communication, and research. You will better understand the human experience through diverse perspectives. You will learn to engage in respectful discussion and debate about historical, social, theoretical, and ethical concerns. In the process, you will sharpen your language and writing skills and expand your imagination and creativity.... [-]


BA in Spanish

Wartburg College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Waverly

Studies are shaped by international experiences designed to increase your language proficiency and immerse you in the Spanish culture. [+]

Overview Spanish Major Studies are shaped by international experiences designed to increase your language proficiency and immerse you in another culture In-depth study of another culture and living abroad for an extended period of time will give you insight into how other cultures view the world, as well as a better understanding of American culture May Term

Take part in a May Term experience, where students spend four weeks abroad, combining intensive language study with faculty-led excursions to sites of historical and cultural significance.

During May Term, Spanish majors and minors visit about sites of cultural interest and study in Heredia, Costa Rica; French/French studies majors and minors travel to a language institute in Paris; German/German studies majors and minors visit several cities in Germany.... [-]


Bachelor of Art in English

Peru State College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Peru

The Department of English supports the college’s mission through course offerings and faculty efforts by uniting education, research, and public service. [+]

Bachelor of Art in English

The Department of English supports the college’s mission through course offerings and faculty efforts by uniting education, research, and public service. In addition to pursuing individual research and taking part in public-service related activities, faculty members endeavor to fulfill the department’s role of providing the requisite coursework leading to baccalaureate (BS/BA) degrees and teaching endorsements in both Language Arts and English. The department also supports the institution’s emphasis on life-long learning through its significant contribution to the college’s general studies requirements. The department’s primary mission is to ensure that its graduates possess the knowledge and skills necessary to become productive educators. As a secondary mission, the English faculty seeks both to prepare students to enter graduate study in English or other fields, such as journalism or law, in which expertise in English studies is accepted as a prerequisite, and to graduate productive non-teaching professionals who pursue areas of interest other than English.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies

John Cabot University
Campus Full time October 2019 Italy Rome

The Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies is a rigorous interdisciplinary degree that combines the study of Italian literature, culture, society, and politics while developing students’ fluency in the Italian language. [+]

The Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies is a rigorous interdisciplinary degree that combines the study of Italian literature, culture, society, and politics while developing students’ fluency in the Italian language. The context of an American liberal arts university exposes students to many fields of study and ways of approaching intellectual problems related to Italy, while John Cabot University’s Roman setting enables students to engage daily with the multifaceted realities of contemporary Italian life.

The core curriculum combines a progression of language courses which develop a high level of proficiency in all language skills areas (C1 of the Common European Framework) with courses that provide students with a strong foundation in Italian literary and cultural studies and in the country’s evolving social, political and business environments. Students are then guided to further carve out their preferred areas of specialization through appropriate choices of major electives. Italian Studies majors have the exceptional opportunity to enhance their study with on-site learning and field research, and they are strongly encouraged to do internships in companies, organizations, and institutions which best fit their career plans. The major culminates in the final year when each student selects a topic and works individually with a specialized faculty member to research and write a senior thesis.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in English – Applied Global Communication

Stamford International University
Campus Full time 42 months March 2019 Thailand Bangkok Hua Hin + 1 more

English is the global language of business. Strong English skills will open doors to unlimited opportunities and unlock wide-ranging career possibilities in domestic and international environments. [+]

Overview

English is the global language of business. Strong English skills will open doors to unlimited opportunities and unlock wide-ranging career possibilities in domestic and international environments.

A Modern and Practical Arts Program
Study Applied Global Communication and experience different applications of English in the modern world. Traditional aspects of an English BA are also explored – such as drama, poetry, and literature – and also see how English language functions in disciplines with an international perspective.

21st Century Skills
Study in a program that focuses strongly on the development of the skills needed to succeed in the 21st Century. Learn to communicate effectively and confidently, express yourself creatively, critically analyze and evaluate information, and collaborate with others.... [-]


BA in Linguistics

Bar-Ilan University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Israel Ramat Gan

The BA program in linguistics in our department is designed to give students a solid background in the core areas of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, as well as in more applied areas such as psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics. Studies in the department take place in English, but this is not the only language being studied; the approach in the department is that of general linguistics which aims to study human language and the human linguistic capacity [+]

The BA program in linguistics in our department is designed to give students a solid background in the core areas of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, as well as in more applied areas such as psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics. Studies in the department take place in English, but this is not the only language being studied; the approach in the department is that of general linguistics which aims to study human language and the human linguistic capacity. A BA in linguistics in our department provides students with the tools for analyzing any human language - English, Hebrew, Arabic, Russian or any other language.

Applicants should have a Psychometric score of at least 550; a score of 120 on the English Psychometric, or an Amir score of 220; and a Bagrut grade which includes 5 points in English. Alternatively, applicants with a Bagrut grade over 100 which includes 5 points in English with a grade of 85 or above and with an Amir grade of 220 or above may apply without a psychometric grade. You can use the online calculator to evaluate your chances of acceptance into the linguistics program. Applicants whose scores are only slightly below these levels might still be accepted on the basis of a departmental entrance exam.... [-]


International Business with Languages BA Honours

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

This three-year or four-year course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in the increasingly internationalized business world. The subjects studied incorporate cross-national perspectives, and the comprehensive training in a foreign language places the strong emphasis on the day-to-day use of language in a business environment, enabling you to deal with all aspects of business transactions. [+]

This three-year or four-year course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in the increasingly internationalized business world. The subjects studied incorporate cross-national perspectives, and the comprehensive training in a foreign language places the strong emphasis on the day-to-day use of language in a business environment, enabling you to deal with all aspects of business transactions.

On successful completion of this degree, you will have the rare attributes of both fluency in your chosen language and a range of professional skills and knowledge from relevant business areas. You will also be able to experience life, culture and work outside the UK by living abroad for a year and studying alongside local students.... [-]


Bachelor in English (BA)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Warrensburg

The University of Central Missouri's B.A. Program in English offers courses on a wide array of literature from different time periods, nations, and perspectives. UCM English majors study topics ranging from medieval romances to modern dystopias; from Jane Austen’s England to Langston Hughes’ Harlem; from Hamlet to Huckleberry Finn. [+]

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The University of Central Missouri's B.A. Program in English offers courses on a wide array of literature from different time periods, nations, and perspectives. UCM English majors study topics ranging from medieval romances to modern dystopias; from Jane Austen’s England to Langston Hughes’ Harlem; from Hamlet to Huckleberry Finn.

Our majors also do intensive work in writing and research that will serve them well in a twenty-first-century economy where these skills are much in demand. It is a major rooted in the challenges and pleasures of reading and thinking.

Careers for English Majors

With the training they receive in writing, critical thinking, and literature, UCM English majors are able to thrive in a number of careers. Recent UCM English alums are now working in careers in publishing, editing, public relations, law, advertising, web writing, entertainment, and technical writing and research. The UCM English major can also pave the way to academia. In Fall 2017, recent alums were admitted to prestigious Ph.D. programs at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Kansas—in both cases with fellowships and assistantships to cover the cost of graduate school. Many English majors pair their degree with minors like technical writing, creative writing, or business to make themselves even more competitive on the job market.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Language and Literature Studies

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 China Zhuhai

Multinational companies and employers of all kinds increasingly require their workforce to work readily across national borders and handle complex international and intercultural relationships. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) Programme is designed to meet one of the most pressing needs in the higher education sector in China today for preparing students to be competitive in the rapidly changing career opportunities worldwide. [+]

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Language and Literature Studies

Multinational companies and employers of all kinds increasingly require their workforce to work readily across national borders and handle complex international and intercultural relationships. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Literature Studies (E.L.L.S.) The program is designed to meet one of the most pressing needs in the higher education sector in China today for preparing students to be competitive in the rapidly changing career opportunities worldwide.

The E.L.L.S. Program is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in English studies, while offering at the same time the opportunity to specialize in one of the three areas: Professional Communication, Literary Studies, or English Language Teaching. It provides a multi-disciplinary approach to studying the language and literature applicable to educational, professional and cultural contexts.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Florence

The Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Alabama provides majors such as Spanish. A minor is also available in French, German and/or Spanish. Six credit hours at the Introductory level in the same foreign language are required for all Bachelor of Arts degrees. [+]

The Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Alabama provides majors such as Spanish. A minor is also available in French, German and/or Spanish. Six credit hours at the Introductory level in the same foreign language are required for all Bachelor of Arts degrees.

Dr. Alejandra Alvarado-Brizuela Dr. Scott R. Infanger Dr. Andrea F. Nate Dr. Lauren G. Reynolds Dr. Claudia P. Vance

Spanish Conversation Table - Come join the Spanish Conversation Table!!! Starting September 12, 2018, in Wesleyan Hall 304. It will be held every Wednesday. Beginning Spanish speakers always welcome. Hope to see you there.

Spanish Tutoring Available.

Studying and practicing Spanish... [-]


BA (Hons) in English Studies for the Professions

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of English
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Hong Kong

Excel in English to Become a Highly Effective Professional Communicator [+]

What is English Studies for the Professions? Increases your career opportunities as you become a proficient and confident English user Develops your ability to communicate professionally across media and contexts Satisfies your curiosity about languages and cultures Builds your strengths in both subject knowledge and practical skill Programme aims

Our programme aims to nurture graduates who will have:

a firm grounding in language studies which can be critically and creatively applied in a variety of business and management contexts, especially in multilingual settings; the ability to exercise judgment and develop an intellectual curiosity to work both independently and as part of a team; the potential to become future leaders and entrepreneurs excelling in communication for professional purposes; a high level of professional communicative competence in English; an understanding of intercultural communication in multilingual settings that enhances their global outlook and cultural appreciation; and the ability to apply their strong communication skills to solve real-world problems effectively in local and global multilingual professional/business settings. Programme characteristics The programme promotes the all-round development of students’ potentials to the fullest extent for the English language profession. Along with a major in English Studies, students can also take a minor in another discipline offered by the University. A variety of teaching and learning methods are adopted, including language and computer laboratory work, online English language databases, role-plays, simulations, talks by guest speakers, and workplace visits and placements. Students explore the global and cultural dimensions of the subjects studied and further develop themselves professionally through... [-]

BA (Hons) in French

University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom Canterbury

French is one of the most beautiful and widely spoken Romance languages. Outside of France, it is spoken as far afield as Canada, the Seychelles, Madagascar, and Mali. It is one of the official languages of the United Nations, and an important language within the institutions of the EU. [+]

Overview

The University of Kent is an ideal location to study French. Canterbury is the closest British university city to mainland Europe, and our proximity to the Channel ports and Ashford International station means you can be in Paris in just a couple of hours. There are also many French-speaking students on campus, so you have a better chance to immerse yourself in the language than at any other university in the country.

At Kent, we have a wide range of links with French, Canadian, Belgian and Swiss universities. During your year abroad, as part of an Erasmus exchange programme, you could begin to study for a French qualification (Licence), or alternatively, you can gain work experience by becoming a language assistant in a French school or pursuing other career paths. Our link with the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris also gives any student at Kent the opportunity to sit for the internationally recognized diplomas offered by that body.... [-]


B.A. In English For Secondary Education - Initial Teacher Licensure

Grand Canyon University
Online Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University's (G.C.U.) Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education degree program is designed to provide future middle and high school educators with the knowledge and hands-on training needed to be successful English teachers in tomorrow's diverse and rapidly changing classrooms.

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Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Prepare to Become a Licensed English Teacher in Secondary Education Grand Canyon University's (G.C.U.) Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education degree program is designed to provide future middle and high school educators with the knowledge and hands-on training needed to be successful English teachers in tomorrow's diverse and rapidly changing classrooms. This Bachelor of Arts in English degree program is available from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in conjunction with the College of Education. When you graduate from this Bachelor of Arts in secondary education degree program, you will meet requirements for the secondary education certificate in English. You will also qualify for middle school and high school grade endorsements, which allow you to teach in grades 5-12. Programs leading to teacher certification may require practicum hours, state exams, student teaching and an institutional recommendation from G.C.U.... [-]


BA in Hungarian

Eötvös Loránd University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Hungary District V.

The aim of the Hungarian BA program is to provide students with a professional level of Hungarian in the language and its literature. The course offers language training based on the experience of the Hungarian as a Foreign Language Department of Eötvös Loránd University, and also emphasizes the importance of literary and cultural studies. Eastern and Eastern-Central Europe are in the position to become central actors in cultural and economic connections between Asia and Europe. [+]

The aim of the Hungarian BA program is to provide students with a professional level of Hungarian in the language and its literature. The course offers language training based on the experience of the Hungarian as a Foreign Language Department of Eötvös Loránd University, and also emphasizes the importance of literary and cultural studies. Eastern and Eastern-Central Europe are in the position to become central actors in cultural and economic connections between Asia and Europe. This can be seen as a developing trend that will grow in the coming years. Budapest, as the capital of Hungary, is one of the hubs in the region and the center of Hungarian culture. Students of the Hungarian BA program will specialize in Hungarian as a Foreign Language.... [-]


BA in English

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The B.A. in English at NEIU offers students a foundation in critical and creative methods along with advanced study in literature, literary history and criticism, cultural studies, critical and cultural theory, rhetoric, creative writing, and composition. Courses develop students’ engagement with texts and their cultural and aesthetic contexts while advancing their abilities in creative and critical thinking, reading, and writing. The rigorous study of critical analysis and the craft of effective writing prepares students to engage in society and to compete in degree programs and fields as diverse as professional and technical writing, public relations, web content management and writing, teaching, research, publishing, marketing, library science, law, medicine, and many others. [+]

The B.A. in English at NEIU offers students a foundation in critical and creative methods along with advanced study in literature, literary history and criticism, cultural studies, critical and cultural theory, rhetoric, creative writing, and composition. Courses develop students’ engagement with texts and their cultural and aesthetic contexts while advancing their abilities in creative and critical thinking, reading, and writing.

The rigorous study of critical analysis and the craft of effective writing prepares students to engage in society and to compete in degree programs and fields as diverse as professional and technical writing, public relations, web content management and writing, teaching, research, publishing, marketing, library science, law, medicine, and many others.... [-]