French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, Spanish: 18 credits at the elementary level or above. Placement in a previously studied language will be determined by placement testing in the Language Learning Center.
Portuguese: 15 credits consisting of
, and two advanced Portuguese courses.
Minors in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian are sometimes possible, depending upon the availability of courses in these languages or through study abroad. Arabic, Chinese and Japanese: 18 credits at the elementary level or higher. Russian: 16 credits consisting of
and 6 additional credits.
Students who minor in two languages must complete 12 credits in each language beginning at the intermediate level or higher.
Elementary courses in any language are not normally open to students who have studied two or more years of the same language in high school. Native speakers of a language normally begin above the 311-312 level. Any deviation from these policies must be approved by the Department of World Languages and Cultures.