Foreign Languages - Bachelor of Arts

Departmental Requirements for Majors

  • Select at least one option: French, Spanish or German
  • Complete LING 200G Introduction to Language
  • Complete a second language through the 212 level (214 in Portuguese or Spanish for Heritage Speakers)
  • Viewing a Wider World courses ( GER 333V German Culture through Cinema, SPAN 364V Culture and Civilization of Mexico, SPAN 365V Culture and Civilization of Spanish America) do not satisfy requirements for a major in Foreign Languages
  • Electives sufficient to bring the total number of credits to 120, including 48 upper-division credits

Departmental Requirements for Double Majors

A double major means a major in a department outside Languages and Linguistics in combination with a major in Foreign Languages. Students with double majors are exempt from LING 200G Introduction to Language and second language requirement.

  • Viewing a Wider World courses ( GER 333V German Culture through Cinema, SPAN 364V Culture and Civilization of Mexico, SPAN 365V Culture and Civilization of Spanish America) do not satisfy the requirement for a double major in Foreign Languages
  • Electives sufficient to bring the total number of credits to 120, including 48 upper-division credits

Concentration: French

Requirements

24 FREN credits (at least one class each in the following areas):

Requirements
Language Studies
Select at least one from the following:3
French Grammar3
Intermediate Conversation3
French Phonetics3
Advanced French Conversation3
Introduction to French Linguistics3
Culture
Select at least one from the following:3
Topics in French Culture and Civilization3
French Cinema3
Studies in Francophone Cultures3
Studies in Francophone Cultures Around the World3
Literature
Select at least one from the following:3
Survey of French Literature I3
Survey of French Literature II3
Contemporary Women Writers in French3
The French Novel3
The French Short Story3
Advanced Contemporary Women Writers in French3
Select 3 additional credits at the FREN 400 level. Other courses may be selected with the help of an advisor.3
Select 12 additional credits from FREN courses12
Total Credits24

Concentration: German

Requirements
Select 24 credits from GER 300 or 400 level with the aid of an advisor.24
Total Credits24

Concentration: Spanish

Requirements

24 SPAN credits at either the 300 or 400 level from each of the following: of which at least 6 credits must be at the 400 level.

Requirements
SPAN 312Grammar for Heritage/Native Speakers of Spanish3
or SPAN 313 Spanish Grammar
SPAN 314Spanish Composition3
or SPAN 315 Composition for Heritage/Native Speakers of Spanish
SPAN 340Introduction to Spanish Linguistics3
SPAN 380Introduction to Hispanic Literature3
Linguistics/Methodology
Select one from the following:3
Spanish in the Community3
Strategies for Teaching Spanish for Heritage/Native Speakers3
Introduction to Spanish Phonetics3
History of the Spanish Language3
Studies in U.S. Spanish3
Literature/Culture
Select one from the following:3
Introduction to Chicano/US-Mexican Literature3
Contemporary Hispanic Literature3
Hispanic Film3
U.S.-Hispanic Film3
Mexican Cultures3
Electives
Select 6 credits from SPAN 300 or 400 level courses 16
Total Credits24
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SPAN 364V Culture and Civilization of Mexico and SPAN 365V Culture and Civilization of Spanish America do not count, as they are taught in English.