Minors in Modern Languages
Expand your career opportunities with a minor in modern languages
At University of Bridgeport, you can supplement your education and increase your cultural awareness by pursuing a minor in Modern Languages. We offer a wide range of languages including Arabic, Chinese, French, and more, meaning you can pick a curriculum that suits your specific needs and interests. Learning a modern language will make you a more sought-after professional in our diverse workforce and prepare you to engage in meaningful conversations with colleagues and clients from across the globe, creating more opportunities for collaboration and exchanges of ideas.
Connect with the world around you
Immersing yourself in another language and culture will help you develop the empathy necessary for success in a number of fields, including healthcare, business, and more! UB’s Modern Languages Division will help you become a more grounded member of society with the ability to understand the human experience on another level. You may even decide to explore your own background by taking courses in a language related to your family heritage — so you can get in touch with your roots while opening up unique opportunities to further your career.
Be a part of University of Bridgeport’s diverse campus
UB has an incredibly diverse faculty and student body, so there are many opportunities for you to learn from one another in the process of mastering a new language. We have an expanding population of international students coming to us from 28 countries, meaning that when you earn a minor in Modern Languages, you’re making the decision to connect with your peers on a deeper level. Our faculty are fluent in their languages of expertise, and they will give you the tools to master the basics of any language as well as analyze, interpret, and respond during practical, real-world conversations.
A minor in Modern languages is useful for anyone looking to further their cultural awareness and understanding of our diverse world.
However, it pairs especially well with careers in the following fields:
- Human Services
- And more!