Modern Languages

Language study teaches you to think critically and analytically, and introduces you to ways in which other cultures construct thought and make meaning. Our courses integrate culture, history, literature, and other creative productions into the learning experience, and introduce you to business discourse.

Noteworthy

Passion for China, nurtured at Bryant, drives Tara Long '17

Long, whose language and marketing skills are in demand at Chafee Center and travel agency, heads to grad school in China after Commencement.

Alexia Bayer '15: Young professional on the move

A financial analyst at The Hartford, her IB (Finance) major and concentration in French helped her land a spot in leadership development program's Middle Market International Finance rotation.

Matthew Licari ’16: Prepared for the global marketplace through a customized curriculum

Matthew knew he wanted to study business in college, but it was actually French that prompted him to make Bryant his top choice.

Marcia Chong '12: A career path that aligns with interest in social causes

Now an analyst at a leading nonprofit advisory firm, she's helping to build a new global industry in the fields of Pay for Success and Social Impact Bonds.

Richard Garceau ’14: Ethical and accountable

An internship, experience with team projects and campus leadership, and strong showing at the National Collegiate Sales Competition opened the way to multiple job offers before graduation.

Erik Budlong ’12: Embracing the unexpected

The International Business major praises Bryant's program for giving him the skills and confidence to take over in India when Hanna Instruments reassigned his general manager.

Renee Lawlor ’15: The experience is what you make of it

Two very different internships – each with an international focus — helped her to define her path after graduation.

Margaret Wong '14: Student explorer at home in the world

As someone who dreams of living and working abroad someday, Bryant's International Business program and global perspective appealed to Wong.

An international business career with a Bryant foundation

After a rigorous 18-month international management training program that included six months in Serbia, Ryan Letourneau '11 is now based in Belgium.

Trade easy certainty for life-changing curiosity

With a team of students from around the world, Emmanuelle Calvet helped market, plan, and execute an international conference.

Bryant honors exemplary faculty

The Faculty Achievement Awards and the Faculty Federation Distinguished Faculty Award are Bryant’s highest faculty honors in the two colleges. The awards recognize superior accomplishments in teaching, research and publication, service, and mentoring.

Bryant students compete in business language case competition

A team of students switches to a second language to compete in the Business Language Case Competition in Utah. The challenge: examine a case study, prepare a 15-minutes presentation, and field questions from a panel of judges – all in Spanish.