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Earn Your Bachelor of Arts in Multilingual Communications

Multilingual Communications is offered through the Division of Language and Literature in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Multilingual Communications program allows for specialization in two languages and consists of 30 hours of Spanish language and culture study combined with 15 hours of French or German language and culture study. Students will experience a variety of course content including: conversation, composition, grammar, culture, literature, film and historical as well as contemporary perspectives.

Program Options

Program Option Degree Plan
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Multilingual Communications PDF
Minor in French  PDF
Minor in German  PDF
Minor in Asian Studies PDF
Minor in Latin America Studies PDF

What makes an OBU Multilingual Communications degree special?

As a broad-based course of study in the liberal arts, a major in Multilingual Communications from OBU not only provides students with advanced language skills in Spanish and proficiency in French or German, but also grants them expertise in the analysis, interpretation and production of a variety of texts. In addition, it furthers an understanding of the cultures where the above-mentioned languages are spoken while assisting students in integrating their Christian faith and knowledge to interact throughout life with many different cultural groups.

What are OBU grads doing with their Multilingual Communications degrees?

A degree in Multilingual Communications enhances career preparation in many fields, domestic and abroad, ranging from teaching, business, government, medical and social work services, as well as ministry or mission work to name a few. Grads have used their degree to continue their studies at the graduate level in fields such as Simultaneous Translation, Library Science and Medicine.  We also have graduates teaching English abroad, in the restaurant industry, in ministry, in the mission field and the Peace Corps. 


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