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Languages

Michigan State University offers 30 Asian Languages, including Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs). Some language studies have regularly offered majors and minors, and some languages are offered on demand. 


Asian Languages with Majors or Minors at MSU

For more information on majors and minors in these languages, visit the Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages.

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Tamil

Other Regularly Offered Asian Languages at MSU

Most of these are offered through the Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL) Program.

  • Hebrew
  • Indonesian
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Tagalog
  • Tajik
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

Languages Offered On-Demand

These languages are offered on-demand or on a periodic basis.

  • Azeri
  • Bengali
  • Hmong
  • Kazakh
  • Khmer
  • Kyrgyz
  • Malay
  • Nepali
  • Ottoman
  • Pashto
  • Sanskrit
  • Telegu
  • Tibetan
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek

For more information, contact the LCTL coordinator Danielle Steider at steider(at)msu.edu.