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!

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Upcoming Events

  • Wed
    18
    Oct
    2017

    Café Olé: Empanadas: Una presentación por Nodia Mena

    4:00 pmMHRA 1302 (Social Lounge)
  • Wed
    18
    Oct
    2017

    6th Annual Oktoberfest: "Oktoberfest Goes Global"

    6:00 pmPhillips-Hawkins Residence Hall, Basement and Outside Area
  • Mon
    23
    Oct
    2017

    Kaffeestunde

    4:00 pmMHRA 1302 (Social Lounge)

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LLC Series

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures hosts two lecture series: the LLC Works! series and the LLC Speakers series. Find out more here!

Scholarships

Each semester LLC awards scholarships to majors and graduate students in French and Spanish, and to majors and minors in German. Find out more »

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 check out photos of LLC students abroad!

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Student Spotlights

Paul Renigar, M.A. Spanish, Class of 2011

Paul grew up in Italy. He began his linguistics training at the Defense Language Institute Presidio of Monterey, California (DLIFLC) […]

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Faculty Bookshelf

El gusto de la razon

Si hay un concepto definidor del siglo XVIII este es el de buen gusto. Mas el termino ha de explicarse […]

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