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Minor in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies [Arts]


General Information


This minor is commonly taken as part of the Bachelor of Arts  program, which has additional regulations and requirements, including specific regulations for cross-listed courses.

Students from other programs should note the regulations and requirements on their own program page.

All prospective students are asked to contact the Department for information, advice, and program planning. Students with a prior background in a language should consult the Department before selecting courses. The Department reserves the right to place students in the language course appropriate to their level of study.

Students in this minor may also be interested in the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies .

Requirements for the Minor


See requirements for Minors  found on the Bachelor of Arts (BA) page.

Central/East European Studies


A minor in Central/East European Studies requires a minimum 15 units to a maximum of 42 units as specified below, including at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.

French


A minor in French requires a minimum of 15 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level including at least 9 units in FREN at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:


  • 6 units in 300-level FREN
  • 3 units in 400-level FREN

German


A minor in German requires a minimum of 12 units at the 300- or 400-level to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level in GERM.

Note:


The Department encourages students to consult the Undergraduate Academic Advisor for German Studies.

Italian Studies


A minor in Italian Studies requires a minimum of 15 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level, including at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.

Latin American Studies


A minor in Latin American Studies requires a minimum of 18 units to a maximum of 42 units in LA ST or cross-listed Latin American Studies courses at the senior level.

Required courses include


Notes


  1. A minor in Latin American Studies may be combined with a major in Spanish.
  2. See Cross-Listed Courses  for regulations concerning cross-listed courses.
  3. Variable Content/Selected Topics Courses: Courses with variable content may, on approval of the Department Advisor may be used for credit when they have appropriate subject matter. Please consult the Spanish & Latin American Studies Advisor and/or the LA ST Course Guide for a current list of approved courses and further details.

Polish


A minor in Polish requires a minimum of 12 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level, including at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:


  • 6 units in senior-level language courses
  • 6 units at the 300- or 400-level in POLSH or SLAV

Russian


A minor in Russian requires a minimum of 12 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level, including at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:


  • 6 units in senior-level language courses
  • 6 units at the 300- or 400-level in RUSS or SLAV

Scandinavian


A minor in Scandinavian requires a minimum of 12 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level, including at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:


  • 6 units in one language at the senior level, selected from Norwegian or Swedish
  • 6 units at the 300- or 400-level in SCAND

Spanish


A minor in Spanish requires a minimum of 15 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level, including 3 units at the 400-level.

Ukrainian


A minor in Ukrainian requires a minimum of 12 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level, including at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:


  • 6 units in senior-level language courses
  • 6 units at the 300- or 400-level in UKR or SLAV

Ukrainian Folklore


A minor in Ukrainian Folklore requires a minimum of 12 units to a maximum of 42 units at the senior level, including at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:


  • 6 units in senior-level language courses
  • 6 units at the 300- or 400-level in SLAV or FOLK