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The Department of World Languages and Cultures offers a wide variety of courses. In addition, UNLV belongs to a Margaret Harp, Ph.D. - French facultyconsortium that allows our students to study abroad in a variety of countries. Learn more about study abroad »

The Wilson Advising Center
The Wilson Advising Center (WAC) supports all undergraduate students in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. The WAC has full-time professional advisors on staff to assist students with academic advising and on-campus referrals. Learn more »

The Language Resource Center
The Language Resource Center (LRC) is an important resource for undergraduate students. The LRC is a computer and multimedia laboratory for students, faculty and staff .
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Knowledge of Chinese opens up one of the world's richest historical and cultural heritages. Mandarin Chinese, the official language of China's 1.3 billion people, is one of the five official working languages of the United Nations and standard language in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.
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UNLV students find that a specialty in French language and culture hones their language skills and prepares them for careers in business, the hotel industry, education, international studies, and science and technology. Learn more »

UNLV is the only Nevada test center for the Zertifikat Deutsch fur den Beruf, an internationally recognized, prestigious qualification that certifies your ability to function in German business situations. We also offer a Certificate in Translation, German-English- another professional qualification that will help you land a good job after graduation.
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Italian Studies
Italy and Italian culture have played a crucial role in the development of Western civilization and in the advancement of several fields, from art to architecture, from literature to music. Italian influence is still felt today in areas as diverse as design and cuisine, literature and cinema. The study of Italian culture is therefore a keystone of any humanistic curriculum, and of any well-rounded education for that matter. Learn more »

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