The ability to speak another language and understand its culture becomes your passport to greater global awareness. With majors in French and Spanish; degrees leading to teaching certification in French, Spanish and Teaching English as a Second Language; plus courses in German, Italian and American Sign Language, Cortland provides an international perspective.
Because nothing builds language skills like immersion in another culture, we encourage you to study abroad through our programs in Spain, Mexico, Venezuela, Germany and France. Whatever choices you make, your Cortland degree will provide a solid foundation for foreign language teaching or careers in international business and other professions.
Oct. 24, 2023
The Modern Languages Department is bringing Day of the Dead traditions to campus.
May 16, 2023
Miranda Kistner ’23 will spend next year in a Madrid, Spain high school classroom.
Dec. 14, 2022
The university ranked No. 14 in New York, according to a recent ranking based on cost, student success and reputation.
Feb. 8, 2022
SUNY Cortland students gained diplomatic skills in a second year of virtual Model EU.
Aug. 17, 2021
Nine high-achieving students earned a summer undergraduate research fellowship in 2021, helping them pursue full-time scholarly work with a faculty member.