Dual Languages Major

Degree Requirements (36 credit hours)

Common Core Courses (9credit hours):

  • FOL 3xxx Languages and Technology
  • LIN General Linguistics OR SPN 3733 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
  • Language-Area-Focused Culture Course

Major Required Courses (27 credit hours)

Lower Division Prerequisites:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency by testing or completion of intermediate level of the first language in the Dual Language major.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency by testing or completion of beginning level (first two-semester sequence) of the second language in the Dual Language major.

Major Core Courses (27 credits)

Up to 6 credits of the second language at the intermediate level may apply to the 27 credits of major core courses.

21 credits (see above) to 27 credits of upper-division (3000-4000 level) language and culture study:

  • Specific course offerings in this section will depend on the language(s) selected, but these courses should be selected from the advanced elective offerings (3000-4000 level courses) associated with either language of specialization. Students must consult with the undergraduate coordinator to develop the best course of study.

Additional requirement for the Dual Language Major:

A minimum of 15 credits at the upper-division level (3000-4000 level) in the first language area, and a minimum of 9 credits at the upper-division (3000-4000 level) in the second language area. The third common core course or Language-Area-Focused Culture Course may count toward that requirement.

COURSE OF STUDY

Junior Year Fall (15 credits):

  • (1st) Common Core course
  • First Language upper-division course (3000-4000 level)
  • Second Language course (2000 level or above)
  • 2 General electives (1 upper-division elective if the second language course is at the 2000 level)

Junior Year Spring (15 credits):

  • (2nd) Common Core course
  • 2 First Language upper-division courses (3000-4000 level)
  • Second language course (2000 level or above)
  • General elective (upper-division elective the the second language course is at the 2000 level)

Junior Year Summer (6 credits):

  • General elective
  • General upper-division elective (3000-4000 level)

Senior Year Fall (12 credits):

  • (3rd) Common Core course: First or Second Language-Area-Focused-Culture course
  • First Language upper-division course (3000-4000 level)
  • 2 Second Language upper-division courses (3000-4000 level)

Senior Year Spring (12 credits):

  • Frist or Second Language upper-division course (3000-4000 level)
  • 3 General upper-division electives (3000-4000 level)

Click here for list of French and Francophone Studies courses.

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Academic Learning Compacts: The Board of Governors requires that every undergraduate program provide its students with academic learning outcomes and inform them of the program's mission. During the course of their studies, French and Francophone Studies majors must be aware that they will be required to take part in assessment activities.