"Demand for bilingual skills is not limited to one end of the skills spectrum but instead is spread across the economy as a whole."
- New American Economy

Languages Across ASU

20+ languages are taught at the School of International Letters & Cultures, on the West Campus, and the Downtown Campus. American Sign Language is taught through the School of International Letters & Cultures.

Navajo and O’odham are offered in the School of American Indian Studies. The Melikian Center offers courses in Slavic and several less-commonly taught languages.

Language competency and knowledge of other cultures add value to a broad range of professions—and the experience of life on our planet!

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What can you do with a degree in language and culture?

Anything! Learning a language, studying culture, and participating in study abroad provides skills for every career path.

Get ahead with your AP and IB exam credits!

Click the links to find out how your AP and IB exam credits transfer and what advanced classes you can take to earn your major, minor, or certificate faster

Where you can study language at ASU

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Languages @ ASU


of surveyed executive recruiters believe bilingualism is critical to global business success.


spoken, written, and signed languages taught across ASU.


campuses where you can learn a language.