Majors and Minors
A major in French or Spanish consists of 32 hours*, with a minimum of 18 hours in courses numbered 300 or above. FRE 301, 302, and either 303 or 304 are required for a French major, and 315 is strongly advised. For Spanish majors, a peninsular survey (SPN 303, 304, or 320) and a Spanish-American survey of literature (306 or 310) are required; majors are also urged to take SPN 313 or 314. Non-native speakers of Spanish pursuing the major are required to take SPN 301 and SPN 302. A minor in French or Spanish consists of a minimum of 18 hours 9 of which must be in courses numbered 300 or above. French and Spanish majors must pass an exit examination.
A major in German consists of 28 hours*, with a minimum of 14 hours in courses numbered 300 or above. German majors must complete the Zertifikat Deutsch examination with a passing grade (minimum of "ausreichend bestanden''). A minor in German consists of a minimum of 18 hours*, to include GER 311 and one other 300-level course.
A major in Latin consists of at least 24 hours*, 15 of which must be in courses numbered 300 or above. Majors are encouraged to take courses in related areas, such as ancient history and classical literature. A minor in Latin consists of 18 hours*, 9 of which must be in courses numbered 300 or above. Latin majors must pass an exit examination.
*IN ALL FLL MAJORS AND MINORS, SOME LOWER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS MAY BE EXEMPTED AS A RESULT OF EXAMINATION OR EVIDENCE OF PRIOR TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE.