Department of World Languages and Cultures

The department (WLC) offers majors in French and Spanish, minors in French and Spanish and additional courses in German and Italian.

Department Mission
The Department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) is central to the liberal arts mission of Georgia College, encouraging and cultivating literary, linguistic and intercultural competence, academic achievement, critical thinking and a broader understanding of global issues. WLC is vital to the internationalization of the curriculum at GC, offering instruction in languages, literatures and cultures in the classroom and beyond. We also offer study abroad programs, a state of the art language lab, conversation tables, community outreach activities and honor societies for outstanding French and Spanish majors.

Our name, Department of World Languages and Cultures, reflects our commitment to study and teach languages and literatures in their cultural settings and our mission to prepare students to function effectively in today’s global context. Our core responsibility is to heighten Georgia College students’ intellectual and linguistic flexibility and foster their creative thinking by exploring with them communicative language systems other than English and the literatures and artistic manifestations of the world in their original languages.


Interested in study abroad opportunities?

Spanish and French majors who wish to learn more about the study abroad opportunities at GC, which satisfy major degree requirements should first speak to the Spanish or French program coordinator.  Course equivalencies must be approved by the French or Spanish program coordinators and by the WLC department chair prior to registration. Please consult a study abroad advisor for preliminary selection of programs and courses available.

For general study abroad information and information on scholarships for study abroad, visit the International Education Center, located in the historic Bone House across from the Governor's Mansion.


Department of World Languages and Cultures
113 Terrell Hall  |  Campus Box 46
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 445-4415
Fax: (478) 445-0959