Foreign Languages

Our foreign language minors must be earned in conjunction with a B.A. degree only.

French Minor

Required Courses
FREN 201 Intermediate French I
Electives in French above FREN 201 (12 hours)

Spanish Minor

A minor in Spanish can open the door to other cultures and help students become aware of and appreciate the diverse peoples who make up their world, an essential component of the liberally educated student. Those with a Spanish minor also come to understand their native language more fully, think more flexibly, listen more attentively, and use grammar more skillfully in English.

Required Courses
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II
Electives in Spanish above SPAN 202 (9 hours)

*Students with previous education/experience in French and Spanish may elect to test out of the elementary language courses through examination.

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Minor

Required Courses
ENG 275 Structure of English
ENG 276 Linguistics and History of English
ENG 410 Methods of Teaching Foreign Language
LING 285 Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
LING 315 Sociolinguistics