International Languages and Cultures
What We Have to Offer
ILC provides our students with a wealth of cultural opportunities. Study abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica, Vienna, Austria, and Tours/the Loire Valley in France. Participate in our campus events such as film festivals, campus cultural celebrations, and undergraduate research. Interact with caring faculty who are passionate about languages and their areas of study. Students who study languages and cultures become more engaged global citizens!
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A University of West Georgia alumna with a master’s degree in Spanish language teacher education, Schelp is a Spanish teacher at Carrollton Junior High School (CJHS). She was recently nominated for the LifeChanger of the Year Award as a result of her notable influence on students in the classroom.
With more than 4 million words translated, Amanda N. Williams is a connection between international businesses. Williams, a 2004 graduate of the University of West Georgia, is an entrepreneurial linguist and the founder and CEO of Mirror Image Translations LLC.
Krystallyn Keith just wants to save the world. Keith, a UWG Honors College graduate, served as a cryptologic linguist in the Marines, translating between English and Pashto, one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.
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Through our rigorous curriculum and experiential learning opportunities, we prepare our graduates to meet the global challenges of tomorrow.
Students majoring in Languages and Literatures go on to pursue careers in a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to the following: government, education (K-12 or university instructor), international business, translation and interpretation, non-profit or aid organizations, social work, law, travel and hospitality, higher education, and research in fields such as anthropology.
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“I particularly appreciate the intensive writing curriculum UWG offered when I was a student. The wonderful faculty and curriculum at UWG certainly created a formidable machine translation foe in me.”