The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages offers basic language classes in the following languages: Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Persian, Sanskrit, and Urdu. We also offer upper-level language classes and literature classes in most of these languages.
See the following sites for specific information for each Language Program:
Students can gain an exemption from their College Foreign Language Requirement by demonstrating a "2020-level" of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing one of the MESALC languages. For more information on placement testing, please visit the Placement Testing for Language Study page or contact the Language Program Coordinator directly.