Foreign Studies

Degree Programs: Foreign Studies

Foreign Studies Major

(with concentration in French, German, or Spanish)
The Courses taken for the Foreign Studies major must be selected from one language, either French, German, or Spanish.

Requirements for the major are:

FRE 2010-2020 Intermediate French, OR GER 2010-2020 Intermediate German, OR SPA 2010-2020 Intermediate Spanish (6 hours)

3000-4000 level course work in French, OR 3000-4000 level course work in German, OR 3000-4000 level course work in Spanish (24 hours)

Students must complete at least three semester hours in each of the following: civilization, grammar/ linguistics, and literature. In the case of the Spanish concentration, these are the required courses. The civilization requirement is satisfied by either SPA 3010 or SPA 3000.The grammar requirement is satisfied by SPA 3270. Linguistics courses consist of SPA 3250, 3260 and 3830. Literature courses in Spanish: SPA 3280, 3500, 3510, 3600, 3610, 3700, 3710, 3800, 3810, 3950, 4160, 426, 4950, 4960 and 4970.

Second Discipline (15 hours)

LAN 4910-4920: Senior Thesis I and II (3 hours)
Courses must be pre-approved by foreign language faculty.

TOTAL, FOREIGN STUDIES 48

Students who double major in two languages may use their courses in each language to satisfy the required 12-14 hours of related electives in the other language. Students who double major in one language and in another discipline may use the courses from the second discipline to satisfy the required 12-14 hours of related electives in the language. A student who double majors in foreign studies and in another discipline may use courses from the second major to satisfy the foreign studies major requirement of 15 hours in a second discipline.