Courses of Study 2016-2017 
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Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Language Study at Cornell

Students study languages at Cornell for many reasons. Some students study language to fulfill graduation requirements (particularly students in the College of Arts and Sciences); some study for personal interest, for professional development, or for preparation for graduate study.  From ancient languages to contemporary languages from across the globe, the range of languages available for study is broad.  Languages are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and are open to any student.  Explore the richness of Cornell’s language offerings from the list below.

Language Offerings

Africana German
Arabic   Dutch  
Swahili   German  
Wolof   Linguistics
Zulu   Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian  
  Old Irish  
Asian Studies Old Norse  
Bengali   Ukrainian  
Chinese  (Mandarin) Near Eastern Studies
Hindi   Modern Languages
Indonesian       Arabic  
Japanese       Hebrew  
Kannada       Persian/Farsi  
Khmer  (Cambodian)     Turkish  
Nepali   Ancient Languages
Pali       Akkadian  
Punjabi       Biblical Hebrew  
Sanskrit       Hieroglyphic Egyptian  
Sinhala       Sumerian  
Tagalog  (Filipino)     Ugaritic    
Thai   Romance Studies 
Tibetan  (Classical) Czech  
Urdu   French  
Vietnamese   Hungarian  
Classics Polish  
Greek: Ancient   Portuguese  
Greek: Modern   Romanian  
Latin   Spanish  
Comparative Literature