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Important announcement to students, faculty, alums, and supporters of language study

Due to the current difficult fiscal situation and resultant dwindling resources, the B.A. program in Latin has been eliminated.  The B.A.s in German and Modern Languages remain in suspension and no new students are being accepted.

The B.A. programs in French, Spanish, and Romance Languages are not affected by the recent eliminations or suspensions.

Please note that the minors in German and Latin have also been suspended. Beginning and intermediate Latin and German courses will  continue to be offered. We welcome your enrollment in these languages, and thank you for your continued support of language study at UMaine.

Updated 9/3/2014


Please see our FAQ for language study at UMaine, or contact the departmental office, if you have further questions.

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