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Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Engaged teaching, innovative research, diverse creative activity, and dedicated service

LLC strives to:

Communicate an understanding of languages, literatures, and cultures within the context of a humanistic liberal education;

Connect with individuals and communities within the department, across the campus, the state, the nation, and the world in order to foster a culture of meaningful intellectual inquiry, participatory and life-long learning that promotes respect for all;

Contribute to the University’s strategic goal of internationalizing the campus as we prepare our students to excel in a variety of professions and graduate studies.

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Academic Programs

We offer nine languages, culminating in two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and Spanish. We also offer a Master of Arts degree, Master of Education degrees, and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees. In addition, the Department offers a 15-hour Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultural Studies.


The Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures Faculty can be found here, organized by area of study.

View more information on individual profile pages, and also check out the Faculty Bookshelf!

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Study Abroad

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 explore the many external scholarship opportunities that are also available, including the Freeman Asia Scholarship. And don’t forget to check out photos of LLC students abroad.