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 (FREN 365V Perspectives in French Culture, 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 (FREN 365V Perspectives in French Culture, 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
Contemporary French Culture3
Studies in Francophone Cultures3
Advanced Contemporary French Culture3
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
Dialectos del Espanol3
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
Mexican Literature3
U.S. Latino Culture and 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.