About the Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures Minors Program
A minor can be obtained in Arabic, American Sign Language, Chinese, Classics, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Russian Area and Language Studies, and Spanish. The minor consists of a minimum of 18-22 hours in a particular language or area. All minors must complete at least 6 hours at the upper level in their respective languages. Students minoring in French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish must complete 9 hours of upper-level courses (at least 3 of the 9 hours must be at the 4000-level in French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian, and Spanish). Courses taught in English do not count toward the German, French, and Spanish minors. Only one course taught in English may count for the Italian minor.
Students wishing to obtain information on a minor in one of these languages should consult the department advisors. The advisors can provide information on all aspects of the programs, including career opportunities. A grade of at least C in all minor courses is required. College Level Examination (CLEP) credits are accepted by the department. Students may not complete all 9 hours of their upper-level requirement in one semester.
About the Arabic Undergraduate Minor
This minor consists of a minimum of 22 hours, including ARAB 1501 and ARAB 1502 . Students must complete at least 6 hours at the upper level. An Arabic minor can include, with approval of the student’s minor advisor, 3 hours taught in English from ARAB 3305 , HIST 3398 or HIST 4385 .