Foreign Languages

Foreign Languages

Portrait Image Square Image
Square Image Portrait Image
About the Department

The mission of the Department of Foreign Languages is to develop, through education in the languages, cultures, and regions of the world, commissioned leaders of character so that each can thrive in complex international security environments and is prepared to serve around the globe throughout a career of service to the nation. 

Usma Crest
Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest

Majors

Learn about our majors by selecting Foreign Area Studies (six majors) or Foreign Languages (eight majors) below.

Usma Crest

Minors

Cadets can choose from one of six minor tracks: Middle East, East Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, or Eurasia.

Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest
Usma Crest
Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest

Research

Explore research conducted by our cadets and faculty.

Usma Crest

Events & Activities

Check out the recurring Conference on Language, Culture, and Military – hosted by our department!

Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest
Usma Crest
Trendy Pants and Shoes
Usma Crest

Clubs & Programs

Immersion opportunities may come in the form of a Semester Abroad Program (SAP), Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD), Military Individual Academic Development (MIAD), or Spring Immersion.

Follow Us

Contact Us

UPS/ FEDEX Mailing address:
United States Military Academy
Official Mail and Distribution Center
ATTN: MADN-DFL
646 Swift Road
West Point, New York 10996-1905

Department of Foreign Languages
Phone: (845) 938-2400
Fax: (845) 938-3585

Prospective Faculty & Staff

Want to learn more about becoming an Academic Instructor in the ​Department of Foreign Languages?​