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World Languages and Cultures, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
The World Languages program at University of South Florida St Petersburg gives students not only an in-depth understanding of diverse cultures at the local and global level, but also the necessary language skills that students need to be sought-after professionals, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their field.
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The program from University of South Florida St Petersburg is open to all students. It offers courses taught by experienced faculty in Spanish, and French, minors in Spanish and French, a major in World Languages and Cultures with concentrations in Spanish and/or French, which can be combined with any field of study, in addition to study abroad programs, language clubs and an honor society.

Students minoring, majoring or double majoring in languages are globally minded students ready to pursue graduate studies or their chosen professional careers with linguistic and cultural expertise, and international experience.

The World Languages and Cultures major prepares students to be globally competent with the language skills and cultural expertise they need in the XXI century in one or several languages, including Spanish and French. This Bachelor of Arts provides students with a coherent interdisciplinary four-year curriculum that combines language and culture courses with those from other disciplines. This degree offers undergraduate students unique applied learning experiences at home and abroad, emphasizing the relevance of academic learning with the job market and culminating in a cross disciplinary research capstone project. 

Students take a sequence of basic core courses in language skills and content areas but also incorporate contributions from more than one field of study, choosing electives that best suit their career aspirations: international business and commerce, international law, education, government service, Foreign Service, travel and tourism, public relations, advertising, publishing, translating, the non-profit sector, etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Conversation
  • Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • Spanish Civilization
  • Spanish American Civilization
  • Introduction to Hispanic Literatur
  • Advanced Overseas Study
  • Latin American Cinema
  • French Civilization
  • The Francophone World
  • Reading in French Literature and Culture
  • Overseas Study
  • French Cinema
  • Advanced Overseas Study

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

In order for a candidate to be considered for admission to the USFSP MBA, he/she must submit the following:

  • A completed USF St. Petersburg online Graduate Program Application
  • $30 application fee due at the time the online application is completed
  • A current resume
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation, including at least one professional reference
  • One official transcript from each institution of higher learning attended
  • USF System transcripts excluded
  • An official GMAT or GRE score unless a waiver is granted

Tuition Fee

  • International

    346 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 346 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    194 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 194 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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