Language, Culture and World Trade Major, BA

Campus: NYC


This interdisciplinary program blends theory and practice and features three major components:

  • a major in a foreign language and culture (French, Italian, Russian, or Spanish);
  • a professional concentration in one of four areas of international enterprise; and
  • a required capstone course and an internship.

It prepares students for graduate school in foreign languages or employment in international corporations including travel and tourism, media and entertainment, diplomacy, banking and transportation.

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-55
Major Requirements 45-46
Open Electives 30-42
Total Credits 128

University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)

See complete University Core requirements.

Must include ECO 105 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics. For major-appropriate specific core requirements in history, social sciences and religious studies, students meet with Department of Modern Languages and Cultures advisor for approval.

Major Requirements (45-46 Credits)

Required Courses
DYS 499BSenior Year Experience in Modern Languages and Cultures3
ECO 106Principles of Economics: Microeconomics3
Internship3
Required Electives
Select 24 Upper Level credits 124
Required Professional Track
Select one of the following tracks:12-13
World Trade Track
International Marketing
International Management
Two approved courses
International Banking & Economic Policy Track
Money and Banking
Economic Growth and Development
Two approved courses
Diplomacy Track
International Business Law
Introduction to International Relations
Two approved courses
International Travel Industry Track
Travel and Tourism Management
Hotel Management
Two approved courses
Total Credits45-46

Open Electives (30-42 Credits)

Open Electives
Includes following required Auxiliary Courses: 130-42
Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics
International Economics
Principles of Marketing
Elementary Statistics
Managerial and Organizational Concepts
Business Law I
Religions of the Globe
Total Credits30-42