Career Information for Foreign Language Majors
A working knowledge of a foreign language complements effectively careers in:
- Health Professions
- Hotel Management
- International Law
- Law Enforcement
- Public Administration
- Social Work
- Travel and Tourism
Foreign language majors may also pursue a career in teaching at the elementary or high school level, or continue their education at the graduate level in order to teach and conduct academic research at a college or university. Further specialized training expands opportunities for language majors to secure careers in translation and interpretation.
More importantly, command of a second language allows for the understanding of another culture or cultures in their complexity. Such awareness makes an individual a better world citizen, capable of communicating more readily and easily with others in every sense of the word.