Persian

Persian

Language

Program Information

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program or certificate but does offer language courses in Persian language and culture. The Persian language is spoken today primarily in Iran and in large parts of Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Communities of Persian speakers also exist in countries bordering the Persian Gulf and in many other places around the world. Persian has a long history and a rich body of literature. Persian films in recent years have also become internationally acclaimed.