Study and Learn, and Become Acquainted with all Good Books

Acquire language proficiency, cultural knowledge, and global competency through the Department of Languages and International Studies. Fulfill the directive to "study and learn, and become acquainted with all good books, and with languages, tongues, and people

Develop Potential to Change the World

The Department of Languages and International Studies at BYU-Idaho helps students build speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills—as well as cultural awareness—in five languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish). In the Spanish Education major, students are prepared to teach in public schools. In the International Studies major, students may emphasize in business, policy, global information systems (GIS), or economics. This enables students to customize their impact on the world.

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Degrees Offered

For general information about each of our offerings, visit our Degrees and Programs page.