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Requirements - Foreign Languages

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Foreign Languages | History | Political Science | Women’s Studies

Students interested in International Affairs / Foreign Languages must select one of the following areas:

  • International Affairs / French (IA/FRE)
  • International Affairs / Spanish (IA/SPA)

Please note that a concentration in German is no longer available.

Students may combine a program of 21 hours above the  intermediate level in French or Spanish with 6 hours each in Anthropology, Economics, History, and Political Science from among appropriate courses with an international focus.   No 100- or 200-level courses are applicable.  At least 15 hours in 300-level or above as well as the required Senior Capstone course are required.  Study Abroad is very strongly recommended.

International Affairs / French

  • FRE 305  French Conversation and Composition I
  • FRE 306  French Conversation and Composition II
  • FRE 307  French for Business
  • FRE 309  Readings in French Literature I
  • FRE 310  Readings in French Literature II
  • FRE 315  Advanced French Conversation
  • FRE 397  French (May Term)
  • FRE 398  French Immersion: Western France
  • FRE 400  Advanced French Grammar
  • FRE 401  Translation & Comparative Stylistics
  • FRE 404  Medieval & Renaissance French Literature
  • FRE 405  17th century French Literature
  • FRE 406  18th century French Literature
  • FRE 407  19th century French Literature
  • FRE 408  20th century French Literature
  • FRE 413  Advanced Composition & Stylistics
  • FRE 420  French Phonetics
  • FRE 430  French Film Survey
  • FRE 440  Franco-American Civilization
  • FRE 442  French Language of North America
  • FRE 457  French Civilization
  • FRE 463  Quebec Poetry
  • FRE 464  Quebec Theatre

Courses in German which count for IA language credit

  • GER 305 – Practical German
  • GER 306 – Readings in German Literature
  • GER 307 – German for the Professions
  • GER 401 – Major Cultural Periods
  • GER 402 – Contemporary Germany
  • GER 403 – History of the German Language
  • GER 404 – Translation: Theory and Practice
  • GER 406 – The Age of Goethe
  • GER 409 – 19th Century Literature
  • GER 420 – German Film
  • GER 490 – Topics in German and any other 400-level course with the designator “GER”.

International Affairs /  Spanish

  • SPA 301: Intro to Lit Theory
  • SPA 305: Applied Spanish
  • SPA 306: Workshop in Speaking & Writing Spanish
  • SPA 307: Survey of Spanish Lit
  • SPA 308: Survey of Latin American Lit
  • SPA 403:Cervantes
  • SPA 405: Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature
  • Spa 406: Twentieth Century Spanish Literature
  • Spa 407: Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • SPA 409: Contemporary Latin American Short Story
  • Spa 411: Contemporary Latin American Theater
  • SPA 412: Contemporary Peninsular Theater
  • SPA 420:  Spanish Film
  • SPA 444: Translation Theory & Techniques
  • SPA 457:  Spanish Civilization
  • SPA 458   Latin American Civilization
  • SPA  490: Topics
  • MLC 496 Field Work in Modern Languages also available.
  • MLC 493. Study Abroad. Can count for language credit
 


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