Mar 03, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures Minor


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The minor in Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures requires a minimum of 18 hours of course work. Students choose one of nine options (fields of concentration) from: Arabic and Islamic Studies, Chinese Studies, Classics, Folklore and Mythology, French and Francophone Studies, German Studies, Italian Studies, Japan Studies, and Russian Studies.

Within all options of the MCL minor repeatable courses may be applied up to the maximum number of credit hours allowed for the course. Additional iterations of courses listed under the core requirements may be applied under track electives. The following MCL courses may be applied as elective hours to all MCL minor options.

Arabic and Islamic Studies


Core Requirements


Total Core hours: 9

Elective Requirements


Students must choose an additional 9 hours from the list of elective courses approved for all tracks and/or those courses listed below.

Total Elective hours: 9

Chinese Studies


Total Core hours: 6

Elective Requirements


Students must choose an additional 12 hours from the list of elective courses approved for all tracks and/or those courses listed below.

Total Elective hours: 12

*Approved for the minor when the topic of the course is appropriate as determined by the minor advisor.

Classics


Core Requirements


The requirements for a Classics minor are 18 credit hours, at least 6 of which must be at the 300 level or above, earned from among the following courses:

  1. Greek and Latin courses at any level
  2. Non-language CLA courses at the 200 level or higher

All courses may be chosen from category 1, all from category 2, or the two categories may be combined in any manner, as long as students earn the requisite 18 credit hours. Elective courses approved for all tracks also count towards the Classics minor.

Folklore and Mythology


Total Core hours: 9

Students in this minor must also satisfy the current A&S Language Requirement, regardless of their college. The minor is not restricted to A&S majors.

Students choose 3 additional elective hours that may include those listed above not applied above and/or the following:

Total Elective hours: 9

*Approved for the minor when the topic of the course is appropriate as determined by the minor advisor.

French and Francophone Studies


Total Core hours: 6

Elective Requirements


Students must choose an additional 12 hours from the list of elective courses approved for all tracks and/or those courses listed below:

FR 300+ (excluding FR 335 , FR 465G, and FR 553 )

Total Elective hours: 12

German Studies


Total Core hours: 6

Elective Requirements


Students must choose an additional 12 hours from the list of elective courses approved for all tracks and/or those courses listed below:

Total Elective hours: 12

Italian Studies


Japan Studies


Total Core hours: 9

Elective Requirements


Students must choose an additional 9 hours from the list of elective courses approved for all tracks and/or those courses listed below:

Total Elective hours: 9

Russian Studies


Total Core hours: 6

Elective Requirements


Students must choose an additional 12 hours from the list of elective courses approved for all tracks and/or those courses listed below:

Total Elective hours: 12

Total Hours Required: 18


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