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Distinguished faculty with international reputations for excellence in scholarship and teaching; opportunity to participate in the Global Village, a residential college open to first-year students in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish; scholarship opportunities for majors/ minors in French, German, and Spanish; departmental lecture series open to undergraduates.
Extracurricular social activities: Chinese New Year celebration, Chinese conversation group (Mandarin Corner); French conversation group (Café-Causette), Ciné-Club; German conversation group (Kaffeestunde), German Weeks Campus Series; Japanese cultural celebration Bunka no Hi, Japanese annual spring celebration; Russian dinner social (Cooking at Kate’s), Russian conversation hour, annual spring Spektakl; Spanish conversation group (Café Olé)
Students who earn a degree within the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures pursue careers in a variety of fields, including business with international interests and public sector positions related to health, public administration, government, and management. Others pursue careers in translating, publishing, and teaching in public and private elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as teaching at the college level (after completing graduate studies). Our graduates have held positions such as:
Other graduates work for the U.S. Department of Defense, Greensboro Housing Authority, and many other local, state, and national agencies.
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures offers its B.A. students the opportunity to pursue their studies at the graduate level with multiple programs: M.A. (Master of Arts in Romance Languages and Literatures with concentration in French or Francophone Studies or Spanish), MAT (Master of Arts in Teaching with concentration in French and Francophone Studies or Spanish), and M.Ed. (Master of Education with concentration in French and Francophone Studies or Spanish). Students also have successfully completed graduate/Ph.D. programs in French, German, or Spanish at Yale, New York University, Penn State, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Virginia, University of Kentucky, and UNC-Chapel Hill.
B.A. in Spanish, B.A. in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures with concentrations in French and Francophone Studies, German Studies, Global Languages and Communities, Applied Languages: French K–12 Teaching Licensure, and Applied Languages: Spanish K–12 Teaching Licensure
Chinese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish
M.A. in French & Francophone Studies, M.Ed. in Teacher Education with a concentration in French Education, M.A. in Teaching with a concentration in French Education, M.A. in Spanish, M.Ed. in Teacher Education with a concentration in Spanish Education, M.A. in Teaching with a concentration in Spanish Education, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultural Studies
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