Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Major

This is a general program that focuses on one or more of the Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic languages of the ancient and modern Middle/Near East, Western Asia, North Africa, and Europe.

Includes instruction in philology; linguistics; dialects and pidgins; literature; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Major?

You will typically need a bachelor’s degree if your ambition is to have a career in this area of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.  Some of the more prevalent opportunities are interpreters/translators, lecturer, and historian.

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Publications/Magazines in Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Major