Foreign Language

The goal of studying a foreign language is not simply to become fluent in a language, but also to gain an understanding of the cultures that use the language in their everyday life by studying and critically examining the cultural history and literature. Graduates who are bi- or tri- lingual are essential in all facets of American life as we enter the 21st century. The academic and business worlds are demanding graduates who can communicate thoughtfully and with reliabil

Visit the US Department of Labor's O*NET Resource Center, the nation's primary source of occupational information, to learn important information about the following careers that Foreign Language majors may pursue:

  • Analyst
  • Archivist
  • Art Dealer
  • Assistant Production Manager
  • Bilingual Officer/Teller
  • Bilingual Educator
  • Book Dealer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Buyer
  • Cataloger
  • CIA Agent
  • Clergy
  • Civil Service Employer
  • College Professor
  • Commercial Attaché
  • Consultant
  • Consumer Liaison
  • Public Relations Liaison
  • Copywriter
  • Cultural Attaché
  • Cultural Officer
  • Customs/Immigration Officer
  • Defense Intelligence Agent
  • Drug Enforcement Agent
  • Editor
  • Embassy Personnel
  • Escort/Guide
  • Export/Import Representative
  • Filmmaker
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foreign Diplomat
  • Foreign Credit Manager
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Foreign Service Peacekeeper
  • Foreign Social Worker
  • Fund Raiser Coordinator
  • Homeland Security Officer
  • Human Resources Director
  • Immigration/Naturalization Officer
  • Insurance Sales Representative
  • Intelligence Researcher
  • Intelligence Specialist
  • International Conference Planner
  • International Consultant
  • International Education Director
  • International Flight Attendant
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Library Technician
  • Linguist
  • Media Specialist
  • Missionary
  • Multilingual Receptionist
  • Museum Curator
  • National Security Officer
  • Negotiator
  • Overseas English Language Media
  • Overseas Plant Manager
  • Paralegal
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Philanthropic Administrator
  • Police Officer
  • Politician
  • Production Supervisor
  • Proofreader
  • Publishing Specialist
  • Radio/TV Announcer
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Red Cross Employee
  • Reporter
  • Researcher
  • Salesperson
  • Scientific Linguist
  • Scientific Translator
  • Supervisor
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications
  • TESO/ESL Teacher
  • Travel Agent Tour Organizer
  • Translator
  • Travel Writer
  • Writer

 

To find out more about the Foreign Language programs, please contact the
School of History, Political and International Studies:

Dorothy Walensky
Coordinator, Foreign Languages
830-1 River Road
(V) 201-692-2282

Robert Greenfield, Ph.D. Director
School of History, Political and International Studies
830-1 River Road
(V) 201-692-2272

or visit FDU, Metropolitan Campus’