Students minoring in French complete 18 credit hours of French courses beyond French 101 and 102 (excluding French 362). In addition to the solid communicative skills, students gain a strong understanding of French and Francophone cultures.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the minor course requirements for complete information regarding minors.
Students complete 24 credit hours of course requirements to minor in
international studies. Students must also demonstrate modern language
competency by completing at least the second year course sequence
(201-202) or equivalent in a widely spoken modern language other than
the student’s native language. International studies minors also
complete an approved international academic experience in study abroad
at the college level for a semester or a year or three credits of an
international internship experience.
The Spanish minor is designed to solidify communication skills while introducing students to the culture of the Hispanic world. This minor includes a large number of electives, giving students the opportunity to explore particular areas of interest.
The Spanish minor consists of 18 hours of Spanish courses beyond the 200 level and includes a class on oral communication, a course on the culture or literature of Spain, and a course on the culture or literature of Latin America. During the first semester, students may also take a course designed to prepare them to transition into advanced language, culture, and literature classes. The remaining requirements are fulfilled by selecting courses from a rich menu of electives offered each semester.
The Spanish for the Professions minor encourages students to make intentional connections between their area of interest and the different facets of Spanish language and culture.
The minor consists of 18 hours of Spanish beyond the 200 level and includes a class on oral communication, an advanced communication course with a professional focus, and a class that explores fields such as business, translation, law, and health. Students are also required to take one course on the culture or literature of Spain and one course on the culture or literature of Latin America. They may take an optional course designed to help them transition into advanced level classes.