Languages at Goshen

Study abroad

Student near Mt. SinaiSince many students return from SST (Study-Service Term) inspired to continue studying and practicing their respective languages, they also participate in exciting programs abroad through Brethren Colleges Abroad (BCA).

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is a popular major and minor. Our program is one of only 30 in the United States. GC modern language graduates are found in education, library sciences, international business, marketing and sales, hotel/restaurant management, mission work, medical professions, law, human relations and the arts. Visit the TESOL program page.


MCLL graduates (majors, double majors and minors) go on to successful careers in fields such: teaching (middle school, high school and college levels), library sciences, marketing and sales, administration (in fields like education or hotel/restaurant management), mission work, medical professions, law, human resources, public relations, financial services, and music. German, Spanish and French students have also won prestigious Pew and Fulbright scholarships for advanced study in various disciplines in the US and abroad.


Scholarships for all language majors and a wide range of possible study-abroad programs, including the Brethren Colleges Abroad (BCA), mean you can create the experience that’s right for you in many countries. Read more about financial aid and scholarships .