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Major and Minor Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL LANGUAGES AND CULTURES (LNGS) MAJORS AND MINORS*:

212 is a prerequisite for 300-level courses; for French and German, it also fulfills a common curriculum humanities requirement (HM).

Students planning to major or minor in a language are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the colleges' study abroad options.

All majors present a senior capstone in a public forum. In consultation with a faculty advisor, students choose a project appropriate to their previous course of study and/or their individual goals (399 listing).

CHINESE
Major (none) Click here for information on the Asian Studies major.
Minor: CHIN 212 or CHIN 216 abroad (4); CHIN 311 or CHIN 315 abroad (4); CHIN 312 or 316 abroad (4); CHIN 320, 321, or 330 (4); and one course from the Asian Studies Program list with emphasis on China (4).

TOTAL: 20 credits

Current upper class students may complete the minor as previously defined (211, 212, 311 or 312, MCLT, AS).


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Major (none)
Minor (none) Click here for information on the EDUC minor in TESL.


FRENCH

Major in French Studies (40 credits)
FREN 212, 311 or 315, 312 or 316; one literature course from 330, 331, 332 or 351; one cultural studies course from 323 abroad, 341 or 352; 16 additional 300-level credits, including Art 250 in Cannes when taken in French; 398 or 399. Up to 4 credits from a cognate department may be applied with the approval of the French faculty.

Major in French/Secondary Education (40 credits)
Required Courses: Same as concentration in French.

Suggestion: See the education department listing for minor requirements.

Minor in French (20 credits)
FREN 212, 311 or 315, 312 or 316; and 8 additional upper-division credits in culture, language or literature. Art 250 abroad taken in French also counts for the minor.


GERMAN

Major in German (38 credits)
Required Courses:
GERM 212; 324 or 325; 28 additional upper-division credit hours with distribution across theme, genre and period; 398 or 399.

Major in German/Secondary Education (38 credits)
Required Courses: Same as concentration in German.

Suggestion: See the education department listing for minor requirements.

Minor (20 credits)
Required Courses:
212; and 16 additional upper-division credits.

JAPANESE
Major (none) Click here for information on the Asian Studies major.
Minor: JAPN 212 or JAPN 216 abroad (4); JAPN 311 or JAPN 315 (4); JAPN 312 or 316 abroad (4); JAPN 320, 321, or 330 (4); and one course from the Asian Studies Program list with emphasis on Japan (4).

TOTAL: 20 credits

Current upper class students may complete the minor as previously defined (211, 212, 311 or 312, MCLT, AS).


CLASSICAL LANGUAGES

Major in Classical Studies (46 credits)
This major combines the study of language and literature, history, philosophy, and art for an interdisciplinary approach to classical antiquity.

See "Humanities" for details.

Major in Classics (30 credits beyond elementary sequence)
This major emphasizes the study of languages and literature.

Required Courses: 7 upper-division courses in either Greek (for a Greek concentration) or Latin (for a Latin concentration) or a combination of the two (for a classics concentration); 399. The senior honors thesis (398) can be taken in place of 399 and may be one of the seven required courses. Of the seven courses, one may be in classical literature or civilization in translation or (with permission of department chair) in a related field.

Suggestions: Students are strongly urged to take two courses in related fields. Such courses should be chosen to fulfill core curriculum requirements.

Minor (12 credits beyond elementary sequence)
The department offers minors in Latin and Greek.

Required Courses: After completing the language proficiency sequence, 3 additional upper-division courses in either Latin or Greek.


  For Spanish, see Hispanic Studies.