Foreign Language Minors

Minor in French and/or Spanish – 18 credits
Students may choose a minor in French, or Spanish, or another language with the permission of the Department. Students wishing to minor in a language must consult with the Chair of the Department or a designated faculty advisor. All courses for the minor must be in the same language. Students must earn a grade of C- (1.70) or better in courses required to successfully complete the requirements for the Minor. Students may request a combined foreign language minor only if they have 18 credits beyond 103-104 (intermediate level) in two languages.

 

Accepted for the minor, if student is placed at this level:

Two courses (6 credits) of intermediate-level language:

  • FREN-103: Intermediate French I
  • FREN-104: Intermediate French II
    OR
  • SPAN-103: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN-104: Intermediate Spanish II

Requirements:

One course (3 credits) in Advanced Grammar chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester:

  • FREN-221: Grammaire et Composition Avancée (Writing Intensive)
    OR
  • SPAN-220: Spanish for Heritage Speakers
    OR
  • SPAN-221: Advanced Grammar and Composition

One course (3 credits) in Advanced Conversation chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester (Native speakers may replace one of these courses with a 200- or 300-level course at the recommendation of the department.):

  • FREN-222: French for Oral Proficiency
    OR
  • SPAN-222: Advanced Conversation

Two to four courses (6 to 12 credits) chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester:

  • FREN-228: Le Français Commercial
  • FREN-231: Introduction à la Culture Française I
  • FREN-232: Introduction à la Culture Française II
  • FREN-233: Expériences dans la Civilisation Française
  • FREN-234: Contemporary Culture of the French Regions
  • FREN-281: Special Topics/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit.)
  • FREN-341: Le Dix-septième Siècle (WOK: Literary)
  • FREN-342: Le Siècle des Lumières (WOK: Literary)
  • FREN-353: Romantisme et Réalisme (WOK: Literary)
  • FREN-354: Le Vingtième Siècle (WOK: Literary)
  • FREN-355: Le Classicisme Éternel (WOK: Literary)
  • FREN-361: La Littérature Francophone (WOK: Literary)
  • FREN-481: Advanced Special Topics in French/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)
    OR
  • SPAN-228: Commercial Spanish
  • SPAN-231: Introduction to Hispanic Culture/Spain
  • SPAN-232: Introduction to Hispanic Culture/Latin America
  • SPAN-261: Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature I (Writing Intensive)
  • SPAN-262: Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature II (Writing Intensive)
  • SPAN-263: Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature III (WOK: Literary)
  • SPAN-281: Special Topics/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit.)
  • SPAN-340: Colonial Latin American Literature (WOK: Literary)
  • SPAN-341: The Spanish Golden Age (WOK: Literary)
  • SPAN-353: Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature (WOK: Literary)
  • SPAN-354: Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • SPAN-355: Contemporary Latin American Literature (WOK: Literary)
  • SPAN-361: Literary Works and the Movies They Inspired (WOK: Literary)
  • SPAN-362: Hispanic Women Writers
  • SPAN-365: Literature of the Caribbean
  • SPAN-370: Literature in Translation
  • SPAN-481: Advanced Special Topics in Spanish/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)