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World Languages

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.

 

World Languages is for you if you consider yourself

Creative and Expressive

 

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

Concentrations

Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and a concentration in French

https://www.augusta.edu/programs/catalog/ba-world-languages-french

Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and a concentration in Spanish

https://www.augusta.edu/programs/catalog/ba-world-languages-spanish

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

https://www.augusta.edu/programs/catalog/ba-world-languages-french-p-12-teacher-certification

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

https://www.augusta.edu/programs/catalog/ba-world-languages-spanish-p-12-teacher-certification

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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Learning Like No Other

Why Augusta?

Wide variety of in-demand concentrations prepares you for the career you want.

Dynamic campus with opportunities to interact in a multitude of collaborative ways.

State of the art facilities and technology provides the experience needed to step directly into your career.

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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.