College of Liberal Arts
Foreign language majors
|Asian Studies (Chinese and Japanese)||Film and Video Studies|
|Classical Studies (Greek and Latin)||Italian Studies|
|Comparative Literature||Jewish Studies (Hebrew)|
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers undergraduate courses in language, literature, linguistics, culture, civilization, and film. Instruction is provided in 12 languages, with majors in those listed above. Language clubs and honoraries, language tables in the residence halls, guest lectures, international film series, and theater performances also allow our students to enhance their knowledge and experience of other languages and cultures.
In addition to the six languages offered as majors, Purdue offers courses in Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, and American Sign Language.
Transfer GPA and Course Requirements
Purdue admits to individual majors. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.
Minimum GPA: 2.2
Undergraduate Student Recruitment Office