Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Undergraduate Program Information

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Modern Languages and Cultural Studies is excited to be working towards a new single major. Emphasizing skill building, experiential learning and breadth, this program will serve to give students a strong theoretical foundation steeped in languages, comparative and cultural studies.

Are you a member of the community interested in taking a course?

If you're a non-U of A student looking to take a class for professional development, upgrading, or general interest, you will need to apply for Open Studies. Please be aware that application deadlines may differ from course registration deadlines. For more information about Open Studies and how to apply, visit the Undergraduate Admissions & Programs website. Before initiating an application, please speak with our Undergraduate Advisor to ensure this course is right for you. We welcome you in our classes!

Undergraduate general questions and program advice can be directed to

Or contact the appropriate Academic Advisor listed below -

Honours Mentor
Dr. Sathya Rao
Email: / Office: Arts 217-D
Comparative Literature
Dr. Odile Cisneros
Email: / Office: Arts 218-C
Dr. Daniel Laforest
Email: / Office: Arts 241-B
Dr. Claudia Kost
Email: / Office: Arts 308-A
Dr. Patrizia Bettella
Email: / Office: Arts 422-A
Norwegian, Scandinavian, & Swedish
Dr. Claudia Kost
Email: / Office: Arts 308-A
Slavic (Polish, Russian, Ukrainian)
Dr. Peter Rolland/ Office Arts 442-D
Spanish & Latin American Studies
Dr. Yvonne Lam
Email: / Office: Arts 218-E