Graduates who have a
better understanding and appreciation of international perspectives will be
more effective and resourceful in navigating the global marketplace. Linfield's approach to
international study provides opportunities to infuse a semester or year abroad
with language study and coursework in a variety of areas across the curriculum.
Overall Coordinator: Dr. Christopher Keaveney, Modern Languages
Dr. John Sagers, History and Professor Christopher
Keaveney, Modern Languages
Dr. Peter Richardson, Modern Languages
Latin America: Dr. Thomas Love, Sociology & Anthropology
and Dr. Sonia Ticas, Modern Languages
Opportunities: International Programs Office (Dr.
Shaik Ismail, Director)
Where do you begin?
- Review the requirements
for the Asian Studies, European Studies, or Latin American Studies Minors, the German
Studies major or minor, and the Intercultural Communication major in the
current catalog. Be aware that
double counting of courses in the major and the area studies minor is strictly
- To discuss your interest
in pursuing studies in a particular area, contact one of the faculty
coordinators listed above. Speak
with your advisor to begin planning a study path related to your interest. The Modern Languages faculty can help
you plan a language course sequence to fulfill your requirement.
- Plan an early visit to
the International Programs Office (Melrose 025) to discuss various options for
your semester or year abroad.
Linfield offers study options in sixteen locations around the world,
about half requiring language proficiency.