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The University of Arizona School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC) is a federation of eight independent departments and programs in the College of Humanities. Students may complete a double major, dual degree, or thematic minor in the following SILLC disciplines and most other majors/degrees offered on campus in several colleges:


SILLC is committed to preparing students for the global economy by providing knowledge and increasing understanding of the international landscapes and wide diversity of world cultures, languages, and literatures.
Double majors and dual degrees in SILLC provide students with the ability to:
  • adapt and function well in unfamiliar environments and new situations
  • communicate effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • negotiate difficult tasks with creativity and an acute sense of initiative
  • analyze, evaluate, and assess cultural differences in professional settings
  • apply the skills of critical thinking, reading, writing, and the synthesizing of information