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MSU offers many Asian Languages, some of which have major and minors, some which are regularly offered, and some of which are offered only on-demand or on a periodic basis.

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
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian

Other Regularly Offered Asian Languages at MSU

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

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

Languages Offered On-Demand

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

  • Azeri
  • Bengali
  • Kazakh
  • Malay
  • Nepali
  • Pashto
  • Telegu
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek

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