Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) is engaged in cross-cultural research, teaching, and service within diverse local and global connections. We offer an exceptional array of study abroad and community-engaged service learning opportunities. The major programs of the department provide excellent preparation for careers and graduate school, especially when combined with studies (or even double majoring) in such disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs as art history, business, health sciences, geography, history, philosophy, sociology, music, or international and global studies.
We offer seven languages (American Sign Languages, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish), culminating in two Bachelor of Arts degrees (B.A.) in Spanish and Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (with concentrations in French and Francophone Studies, German Studies, K-12 Teaching Licensures (French, Spanish) and Global Languages and Communities, a Master of Arts degree (M.A.), and Master of Education degrees (M.Ed. French, Spanish). The Department also offers a 15- hour Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Advanced Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultural Studies and a French and Francophone Studies Concentration. The Department actively participates in foreign language studies consortia within the UNC distance education system, as well as interdisciplinary programs throughout the College of Arts and Sciences, particularly the International and Global Studies Program. Online courses, including four-semester language sequences (German, Spanish) and an Online German Minor program are available to distance learning students across the globe. Click here to view LLC’s mission statement!
**Learn more about our new BA in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures!
**If you are looking for Latin and Ancient Greek, please click here to visit Classical Studies.
**Check out this Wall Street Journal article which highlights yet another reason to earn a major in LLC!
Wed18Oct20174:00 pmMHRA 1302 (Social Lounge)
Café Olé: Empanadas: Una presentación por Nodia Mena
Wed18Oct20176:00 pmPhillips-Hawkins Residence Hall, Basement and Outside Area
6th Annual Oktoberfest: "Oktoberfest Goes Global"
Mon23Oct20174:00 pmMHRA 1302 (Social Lounge)
Each semester LLC awards scholarships to majors and graduate students in French and Spanish, and to majors and minors in German. Find out more »
UNCG offers a large variety of study abroad programs located across the globe. Click here to view information about LLC’s Summer in Spain and Costa Rica programs. Click here for general information on UNCG programs abroad, and be sure to check out photos of LLC students abroad!
Paul grew up in Italy. He began his linguistics training at the Defense Language Institute Presidio of Monterey, California (DLIFLC) […]
Mark Smith-Soto Professor of Spanish