School of World Languages and Cultures
WLC Alumni Stories
School of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) students bring their proficiencies in language and culture to a host of opportunities. Our students have gone into many different fields including education, law, law enforcement, entertainment, hospitality, non-profit management, localization, translation, interpretation, programming, and more, at many of the schools in our area and across California, as well as at higher-profile employers such as SONY, Google, Apple, JET, various NGOs, and the FBI. Read more about our graduates, how their educations prepared them, and what they've pursued since leaving CSUMB. WLC offers majors in Japanese Language and Culture (JLC) and Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures (SLHC).
Audible Magic, Sales Development
FIELD, Language Instructor
San José State University, Graduate Student and Teacher Associate
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Intelligence Analyst
Francisco López-Ruelas, SLHC* 2010
International School of Monterey, Spanish teacher
University of South Florida, Graduate Student
Alder Graduate School of Education, Alder Resident
Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, Assistant Language Teacher
Brian Chávez Bolaños, SLHC 2020
CSUMB PT Faculty
Kiara Yvonne McLaurin, JLC 2016
CSUMB, M.Ed. Student
Japan Education and Teaching (JET), City of Matsue in Shimane, Japan, Coordinator for International Relations
CSUMB, M.A. in Education and Single Subject Credential in Spanish
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A note about degree titles
*The School of World Languages and Cultures has been offering degrees since CSUMB was founded in 1995 and until 2011 the degree was titled Bachelor of Arts in World Languages and Cultures, Emphasis in Japanese or Emphasis in Spanish. In 2011 our faculty grew and now WLC offers majors in Japanese Language and Culture (JLC) and Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures (SLHC). Students listed with a star icon completed work under a WLC degree with an emphasis in either Japanese or Spanish, but are listed here according to the new major organization.