We offer both majors and minors in French
. We also offer a variety of Italian language courses, but it is not offered as a major or minor .
We welcome students who have a range of different goals. Many students wish to enroll as majors or minors, while others simply want to maintain or develop their knowledge of French, Italian, or Spanish languages and cultures. We welcome you at whatever level of involvement you're looking for.
Given the multicultural nature of the United States today, developing a familiarity with a second language and culture can put you a step ahead in almost any conceivable professional field.
We strongly encourage students enrolled in our advanced French, Italian, and Spanish courses to take advantage of the opportunity for immersion by participating in Colgate's rich off-campus study