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Are you interested in an immersive experience focused on a language and a culture not your own? Would you like to use the knowledge gained from that experience to teach? To serve others as a translator or interpreter? 

This program from Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ Department of English & World Languages prepares students for a variety of career pathways. 

The World Languages program at Augusta University offers an experience like no other — one that gives you concentrations in French and Spanish as well as a concentration in teaching.

The World Languages program is for you if you consider yourself

Creative and Expressive

Program Information

World Languages Program

1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

Allgood Hall, E227

Dr. Seretha Williams

706-737-1500

What You'll Study

Coursework

French and Spanish concentrations provide students with opportunities to study literature and culture, hone conversation, composition and translation skills, and to work closely with faculty on academic research. Those interested in teaching follow the Secondary Teacher Certification path, which helps them develop the knowledge they need in the classroom. All learn to write in a variety of modes, to conduct independent and collaborative research and to understand domestic and global cultures through language study.

Focal Points

Program Concentrations

Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and a concentration in French

http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=40&poid=8114

Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and a concentration in Spanish

http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=40&poid=8119

Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and a concentration in French with P-12 Teacher Certification

http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=40&poid=8112

Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and a concentration in Spanish with a P-12 Teacher Certification

http://catalog.augusta.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=40&poid=8118

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

Study abroad opportunities allow you to put your understanding of language and culture into practice.

Student organizations and clubs provide the chance to share ideas and knowledge and explore other cultures through personal connections and shared discussions.

Internships put your language skills and cultural understanding to the test in a real-world environment.

 

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

 

Research Center

Pamplin College’s Center for Social Science Research involves students as active partners in research projects that assist local public and nonprofit agencies improve their effectiveness.

 

Student Publications

Student publications are an excellent way to find your voice and strengthen your portfolio, and Pamplin College has a wide range to get involved with.

 

Clubs & Organizations

Student clubs and organizations help you “plug in” to campus life in a way that can lead to meaningful connections, new interests and resume-enhancing experiences.

Your Future

Career Options

The knowledge learned in the Spanish and French concentrations equip graduates with the skills to work for publishers, schools, hospitals, nonprofits and government organizations. The teaching concentrations put graduates on the path to teaching a foreign language.

 

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A Calling Like No Other

Why Augusta?

Concentrations give students the chance to focus on the language and career they want to pursue.
Faculty and student research opportunities provide resume-enhancing experience and help reinforce important concepts.
Extracurricular activities specific to World Languages students create meaningful relationships and valuable contacts,
Dynamic study abroad opportunities put you in the places and cultures you’re interested in.

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Creativity, Discovery, Engagement

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences forms the heart of the liberal arts mission of Augusta University. We foster critical thinking about complex questions of the human experience; cultivate skills in written, verbal, and creative expression; promote active citizenship and community engagement; and prepare graduates for diverse careers in quickly changing globalized environments.