Want to know why you should major in Modern Languages and what you can do with your degree?
Check out what our alumni are up to, how they use the skills they learned at TLU and some great advice from people who have been there, done that! 
Career Development with Modern Languages
Learning and studying Modern Languages gives you an understanding of the foreign culture and civilization through training in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing in the target language.

Career Paths:
  • Government
  • Media/Arts/Entertainment
  • Business/Industry/Commerce
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Education/Teaching
  • Science
  • Educational Administration
  • Translating 
Transferable Skills:
  • Understands & communicates well in a second language
  • Possesses excellent command of the English language
  • Learns technical terminology
  • Perceives and appreciates cultural differences
  • Translation Skills
  • Translates written communication from one language to another
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Possesses excellent researching skills
  • Interpretation Skills
  • Translates oral and written communication from one language to another
  • Makes quick and continuous judgments concerning spoken words
  • Speaks clearly, accurately, and quickly
  • Works well under pressure


Skills acquired at TLU
Experience and outcomes for the Modern Languages Program, including specific outcomes for students and assessment methods.
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Modern Languages Alumni
Sydney Moore '11

Ryan Avery '10

Aída Del Moral '08

Vanessa Martin '08

Denise Koch '07

Kevin Werling '00

Eduardo Cantu '98

Heather Ohrtman-Rogers '96

Amy (Dicke) Bohmann '92