Minor Requirements

The Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures offers many Minors to supplement other Degree programs. All of our Minors require at least 15 Credit hours (18 for Classical Studies) in 3000 level or above courses, completed with at least a ‘C’ or higher.  Available Minors and their specific courses are as follows: 

15 hours in courses 3000 or above. Specific courses required are:

  • ARAB 3016: Intensive Arabic III
  • ARAB 4016: Intensive Arabic IV
  • ARAB 4023: Advanced Arabic I

15 hours in courses 3000 or above. Specific courses required are:

Specific courses required are:

  • CHIN 3003 Advanced Chinese            
  • CHIN 3033 Chinese Conversation
  • CHIN 3013 Chinese Culture and Films (taught in English)
  • CHIN 4333 Chinese Business Language

 AND one of the following:

  • CHIN 3983 Advanced Modern Chinese: Composition & Newspaper Readings
  • CHIN 4313 Business Culture in China (taught in English)

9 hours of Ancient Greek or Latin courses 2000 or above.

6 hours of additional work in classical languages and/or specific classical studies-related electives, to be selected from the following courses:

  • ARCH 2233: History of Architecture I
  • ARHS 4833: Ancient Art
  • ARHS 4843: Medieval Art
  • CLST 1003: Introduction to Classical Studies: Greece
  • CLST 1013: Introduction to Classical Studies: Rome
  • CLST 2323: Greek and Roman Mythology
  • HIST 4003: Democratic Athens
  • HIST 4013: Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World
  • HIST 4023: Roman Republic
  • HIST 4043: Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
  • HIST 4053: Late Middle Ages
  • PHIL 4003: Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • PHIL 4013: Platonism & Origin of Christian Theology
  • PHIL 4023: Medieval Philosophy

 3 hours of a classical studies colloquium (CLST 4003H).

 

15 hours in courses 3000 or above. Specific courses required are:

Standard French Major

  • FREN 3003: Advanced French
  • FREN 3113: Introduction to Literature
  • FREN 4003: French Grammar and Composition
  • FREN 4033: French for Oral Proficiency

 + 3 hours of French elective at the 3000-/4000-level  

Business Orientation Major

  • FREN 3003 Advanced French 
  • FREN 3103 Cultural Readings
  • FREN 4003 French Grammar and Composition
  • FREN 4033 French for Oral Proficiency
  • FREN 4333 Business French

15 hours in courses 3000 or above. Specific courses required are:

  • GERM 3003: Advanced German I
  • GERM 4003: Advanced German II
  • GERM 4213: German Civilization

+ 6 hours of elective German courses at the 3000-/4000-level

 
 

15  hours in courses numbered 3000 and above.  Specific courses required are :

  • ITAL 3033:  Italian Conversation
  • ITAL 3113:  Introduction to Italian Literature
  • ITAL 3123:  Advanced Italian
  • ITAL 4033:  Advanced Conversation  

+ 3 hours from the following courses:

  • ITAL 3103:  Italian Cinema
  • ITAL 3983:  Special Studies
 

15 hours of 3000 or above. Specific courses required are:

Advanced Japanese - 6 credit hours Required from the following:

  • JAPN 3003   Advanced Japanese I    
  • JAPN 3013   Advanced Japanese II   
  • JAPN 3116   Intensive Advanced Japanese   


Core Requirement - 6 credit hours required:

  • JAPN 3033   Advanced Conversation               
  • JAPN 4333   Business Writing in Japanese     


Elective Courses - 3 credit hours required from the following:

  • JAPN 4213   Japanese Culture            
  • JAPN 4313   Language & Society of Japan      
  • JAPN 3983   Special Studies
  • JAPN 4033   Oral Communication & Composition in Japanese
 

15 hours in courses 3000 or above. Specific courses required are:

Standard Spanish Minor

  • SPAN 3003: Advanced Spanish
  • SPAN 3103: Cultural Readings
  • SPAN 4003: Advanced Grammar

+ 6 hours of elective Spanish courses at the 3000-/4000-level

Business Orientation Minor

  • SPAN 3003: Advanced Spanish
  • SPAN 3033: Conversation and Composition
  • SPAN 3103: Cultural Readings
  • SPAN 4003: Advanced Grammar
  • SPAN 4333: Business Spanish I