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Modern Languages and Literatures


REQUIREMENTS FOR A 4-YEAR BA IN MODERN LANGUAGES

SINGLE MAJOR REQUIREMENT

60 credit hours in two different languages and related courses, distributed as follows:

30 credit hours in a main language and its culture and literature, to be selected from FREN, GERM, or SPAN, with a minimum of 6 credit hours at the 3000-level or higher. Exception: FREN-1001 may not be counted as a main language credit.

(image courtesy of Linda Dietrick)12 credit hours in an additional language, to be selected from: 

  • FREN, GERM, ITAL, or SPAN language. Exception: FREN-1001 may not be counted as an additional language credit.
  • Japanese: EALC-1100 and EALC-2100 OR EALC-2100 and 6 credit hours in approved EALC Japanese culture courses.
  • Chinese: EALC-1200 or 1202 and EALC-2200 OR EALC-2200 and 6 credit hours in approved EALC Chinese culture courses.
  • Korean: EALC-1300 and EALC-2300 OR EALC-2300 and 6 credit hours in approved EALC Korean culture courses.
  • Cree: IS-1101 and IS-2101 OR IS-2101 and 6 credit hours in approved IS Cree culture courses  
  • Ojibwe: IS-1201 and IS-2201 OR IS-2201 and 6 credit hours in approved IS Ojibwe culture courses

6 credit hours: LING-1001(6) Introduction to Linguistics

12 credit hours selected from any of: 

  • Further courses in the selected main and additional languages and their cultures and literatures
  • Interdisciplinary Linguistics (LING) courses
  • MOD/ENGL-2710 Literature in Translation
  • Up to 6 credit hours in a language other than the main and the additional language