Other Languages Offered
LLC regularly offers a variety of language courses in addition to French, Italian, Russian and Spanish, including: Arabic, German, Hebrew, Latin and Portuguese.
We also offer LLC courses, which not only cover language and/or culture, but may cross several languages.
Majors or minors not currently offered in LLC may be pursued though a self-initiated Interdisciplinary Studies major or minor through the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies (518-442-5821). Contact the LLC Office or a faculty member in the language you’re interested in for more information and for help in initiating these majors/minors.
For a complete listing and descriptions of undergraduate language courses offered in LLC, visit the Undergraduate Bulletin listings for Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
Not all courses will be offered every semester. Visit our current class schedule for more information.
In addition, some of these languages also offer:
- language tables (informal discussion groups to practice speaking the language)
- language clubs
- film series (in the language, usually with English subtitles)
A minor in Hebrew consists of a minimum of 18 graduation credits in course work with an A HEB prefix above the 102 level. Students who begin with A HEB 101 and/or 102 must complete 15 graduation credits above the 102 level. No more than 4 credits of A HEB 450 may be applied to the minor. The University also offers a program in Judaic Studies.
A minor in Portuguese is available to students who complete 18 credits of course work with an A Por prefix.The Portuguese program offers instruction in the Portuguese language and in Portuguese and Brazilian literature and culture. By extending career opportunities to Brazil, Portugal and African countries where Portuguese is an official language, study in the Portuguese program can be an important adjunct to academic preparation in Latin American studies, social sciences, natural sciences, business and other fields.