BA Programs in Languages

Compare 131 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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B.A. In English For Secondary Education - Initial Teacher Licensure

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix 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 China Studies

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 China Suzhou

Unique in China, XJTLU’s Contemporary China Studies programme combines the accessibility of the English language with the immersive experience of living and studying in China. Students of this programme will study the events which have shaped the world’s largest nation but will also assess the political, cultural and social motivations which drive its current development [+]

Overview

Taught in English, the BA China Studies programme provides the opportunity to apply theories from the humanities and social sciences to your understanding and analysis of China, its history and culture, society and politics, business and economics. You will follow one of two pathways that lead to two different careers. If you are interested in teaching the Chinese language as a career, you will be directed towards the 'Teaching Chinese as an International Language' pathway. If your interest lies in the study and application of the social sciences, including teaching, you will be directed towards the 'Contemporary China Studies' pathway.

Students on both pathways study the same modules in Years One and Two. The modules are different for each pathway in Years Three and Four.... [-]


International Business with Languages BA Honours

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 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 of Arts in Italian Studies

John Cabot University
Campus Full time October 2018 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 Major in English Language

Silliman University
Campus Full time 4 years November 2018 Philippines Dumaguete

AB in English Language — cultivates insights into the general nature of language and the distinctive features of the English Language through the study of linguistic principles and theories, as well as the historical and structural developments in language with emphasis on modern English. [+]

AB in English Language — cultivates insights into the general nature of language and the distinctive features of the English Language through the study of linguistic principles and theories, as well as the historical and structural developments in language with emphasis on modern English.

Students seeking admission in the AB in English Language degree programs should have an ELPT (English Language Proficiency Test) score of at least 70 percentile and maintain a grade average of at least 2.5 in Basic Communication and Literature 21 and 22 courses, and 3.0 for all major subjects. Interested students must also submit an essay written in English(Creative Writing applicants may write their essays in Bisaya, Filipino or English). ... [-]


BA Honours in French and Linguistics

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in French in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking). You will study French language, culture and linguistics in an integrated and interdisciplinary way, exploring the connections between them and the broader historical and cross-cultural contexts that frame their study. [+]

At Westminster, we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context, and offer high-quality teaching in all language skills.

This course will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in French in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking). You will study French language, culture and linguistics in an integrated and interdisciplinary way, exploring the connections between them and the broader historical and cross-cultural contexts that frame their study. You will be able to function in different cultural situations and acquire the generic qualities and skills of a humanities graduate. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Culture

Radboud University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

The track English Language and Culture allow you to study all aspects of the English language as it has evolved across the centuries. At the same time, you immerse yourself in the culture and literature of Great Britain. You study the classics of high and popular culture - Shakespeare, Stevenson, Downton Abbey, Little Britain, and much more. [+]

English (be it British or American English) is the international language of science, diplomacy, and business. Furthermore, English literature takes an important place in world literature. When you study English Language and Culture at Radboud University, you dive into an extremely versatile field of study that opens a whole world for you.

American Studies is one of the two tracks in the Bachelor's programme of English Language and Culture. The track American Studies offers you the possibility of immersing yourself in the culture, literature, history, politics, and media of the United States. How do we make sense of 'America' when it contains so many different peoples, histories, and cultures? How can such a country elect first Obama and then Trump? And why and in what ways is America a global power? This programme allows you to gain an in-depth understanding of one of today's most influential countries in the world: the ideas and values driving it, the history and politics shaping it, and the local and global cultures to which this has given shape. While you are learning this, you will be working hard to learn to speak and write American English at a professional level of fluency.... [-]


Bachelor of Art in English (BA)

Abilene Christian University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Abilene

In today’s job market, employers in all industries are seeking critical and creative thinkers and effective communicators. That’s what makes English majors such attractive candidates. This discipline is more than honing technical skills and harnessing the power of language. Studying literature through reading and analyzing texts gives you a greater understanding of the complexities of our world, past and present. [+]

In today’s job market, employers in all industries are seeking critical and creative thinkers and effective communicators. That’s what makes English majors such attractive candidates.

This discipline is more than honing technical skills and harnessing the power of language. Studying literature through reading and analyzing texts gives you a greater understanding of the complexities of our world, past and present.

If you’re curious, want to be challenged intellectually and find the deeper meaning of things, an English degree could be right for you. You’ll be equipped to work in professional or creative writing fields, become a teacher, or prepare for graduate or law school.... [-]


BA (Hons) International Business (with French)

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Accredited by both Nottingham Business School and KEDGE Business School (Marseilles Campus), this dual award course provides you with an exciting four-year course helping you understand European and global business environments and the opportunity to develop your French language skills by studying abroad and spending time on an internship. [+]

BA (Hons) International Business (with French)

With today’s challenging market you will need something different to stand out from the other graduates. At Nottingham Business School we offer International Business (with French) as a specialist dual award course.

Accredited by both Nottingham Business School and KEDGE Business School (Marseilles Campus), this dual award course provides you with an exciting four-year course helping you understand European and global business environments and the opportunity to develop your French language skills by studying abroad and spending time on an internship.

The demand is high for international management know-how and for graduates with a broad-based international business education. This is due to the growing economic independence between nations and the efforts of many companies to build a global presence.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language

Claflin University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Orangeburg

Spanish Majors and Minors are leaders in a vibrant community of language experts across the Latin American world. Students who major and minor in Spanish will have exciting careers as thought-leaders, translators, speakers, teachers, writers, and advocates. [+]

Spanish Majors and Minors are leaders in a vibrant community of language experts across the Latin American world.

The Department of Humanities offers courses in over seven different languages, including Spanish. Through an array of multiple language experiences, students are emerged in a global cultural, historical, and contemporary studies of countries around the world. The Foreign Languages program in the Department of Humanities offers one major in Spanish. Students who major and minor in Spanish will have exciting careers as thought-leaders, translators, speakers, teachers, writers, and advocates.

Curriculum

The Spanish Language curriculum is among the best in the nation. Instructors, who are experts in the field, holding doctorates from leading universities from around the world, work to develop a curriculum that is student friendly, yet rigorous and exciting. The curriculum for Spanish majors and minors is comparable to national standards and prepares students for a wide range of careers and service in the field.... [-]


BA in English

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The B.A. in English at N.E.I.U. 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 B.A. in English at N.E.I.U. 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.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages and Intercultural Communication

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2018 Denmark Sønderborg

The BA in Modern Languages and Intercultural Communication is the right choice for you if you want to work with people, culture, languages, language teaching, and intercultural communication. [+]

The programme is offered with two language combinations: English/German for students whose native language is Danish, and English/Danish for students who do not have Danish as their native language.The BA in Modern Languages and Intercultural Communication is the right choice for you if you want to work with people, culture, languages, language teaching, and intercultural communication. The programme will train theoretical and practical aspects of language and provide you with the tools for solving language and communication problems in businesses and organizations as well as for teaching foreign languages to adults.

Intercultural environment

The programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark in collaboration with the University of Flensburg. This means that you will study in an intercultural environment in which teachers, as well as students, are of different nationalities. In addition to Danish students, students come from Germany, in particular. Speaking your foreign languages will therefore be part of your everyday life on campus. ... [-]


BA Business Administration and Languages

Estonian Business School (EBS)
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Estonia Tallinn

People with good foreign language skills are valued in all international organizations. Languages and Business Administration programme is an excellent combination of language studies and business. The Programme is meant for people who would like to gain practical skills of foreign languages – it is possible to study 3 foreign languages at a time– and also have basic knowledge of economics and business administration. [+]

People with good foreign language skills are valued in all international organizations. Languages and Business Administration programme is an excellent combination of language studies and business. The Programme is meant for people who would like to gain practical skills of foreign languages – it is possible to study 3 foreign languages at a time– and also have basic knowledge of economics and business administration.

Business Administration and Languages is a three-year programme. The curriculum consists of two blocks – languages and business administration. The former provide students with a professional knowledge of English, a good command of German and a third foreign language. Business administration courses provide a background in economics, management, entrepreneurship, business law and information technology.... [-]


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

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 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.... [-]


BA in Languages and Intercultural Communication

Ventspils University College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Latvia Ventspils

Prepare the intercultural communication specialists with foreign language skills for the work in EU institutions and other international organizations; [+]

AIM OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME to prepare qualified specialists of intercultural communication for institutions of Latvia and abroad; to ensure studies that comply with the economic, cultural and social needs; to provide academic studies that are based on theoretical grounds, that comply with the standards of academic education and are practically applicable.

TASKS OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME to provide the students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and also the set of practical abilities and skills for provision of intercultural communication services of professionally high level in branches necessary for national economy; to increase the competitiveness of graduates in the changeable socioeconomic conditions and the international labor market; to implement the in-depth acquisition of knowledge that provides the opportunity to independently develop research methodology and to carry out the application of research methodology in new branches and that also allows to continue studies for the achievement of higher qualification level; to ensure the compliance of study quality with the level of Europe and other developed countries thus improving the methodological, scientific and materially technical funding of learning process, and promoting cooperation with other universities of Latvia and abroad; to timely change the content and teaching methods of the programme thus reacting to the changes in the international labor market and also correctly foreseeing changes in future; to establish the close connection between the study process and the existing practice of multicultural companies. ... [-]