Department of Languages and Communication

Department of Languages and Communication


Foreign Language Minor Degrees:


Minor in French
The French Minor provides a more intense development of skills and knowledge or the French Language, and of French and Francophone culutures, literatures, linguistics, cinema, and business, giving the students an opportunity to follow a course of study that will be supplementary or complementary to their majors. Students wishing to minor in French are required to complete a total of twenty-one semester hours, nine (9) of which must be at the 300 level or above. French minors are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad.

Minor in German
The German minor provides a more intense development of skills and knowledge or the German language, and of German cultures, literatures, linguistics, cinema, and business, giving the students an opportunity to follow a course of study that will be supplementary or complementary ro their majors. Students wishing to minor in German are required to complete a total of twenty-one (21) semester hours, nine (9) of which must be at the 300 level or above. German minors are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad.

Minor in Italian
Italy and Italian culture have played a crucial role in the development of Western civilization and in the advancement of several fields, from art to architecture, from literature to music. The study of Italian culture is therefore a keystone of any humanistic curriculum, and of any well-rounded education. Students wishing to minor in Italian are required to complete a total of twenty-one (21) semester hours, nine (9) of which must be at the 300 level or above. Italian minors are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad.

Minor in Latin

The surviving works of literature and art inherited from classical Rome have been foundational to western European cutlure. Students interested in pre-law, pre-medicine, education and many other sciences are encouraged to consider a minor in Latin, as are business majors aspiring to management. Students wishing to minor in Latin are required to complete a total of twenty-one (21) semester hours, nine (9) of which must be at the 300 level or above.

Minor in Spanish
The Spanish Minor provides a more intense development of skills and knowledge of the Spanish language, and of Hispanic cultures, literatures, linguisitics, cinema, and business, giving the students and opportunity to follow a course of study that will be supplementary or complementary to their majors. Students wishing to minor in Spanish are required to complete a total of twenty-one (21) semester hours, nine (9) of which must be at the 300 level or above. Spanish minors are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad.

Minor in Francophone and Creole Ethnic Studies
The Minor in Francophone and Creole Ethnic Studies is an undergraduate multicultural and interdisciplinary program that offers a broad and intense course of study of the various ethnic groups in the Francophone and Creole World. It aims to serve the needs of globalization while providing students with insights and understanding of the French and Francophone world at large. The minor in ethnic studies enhances employment opportunities in such professions as business, civil service, education, government, journalism, law, marketing, social work, and a variety of comparable fields. It also provides additional options for graduate school. This minor consists of eighteen (18) semester hours of courses in French and Social Sciences.

Minor in Hispanic Ethnic Studies
The Minor in Hispanic Ethnic Studies is an undergraduate multicultural and interdisciplinary program that offers a broad and intense course of study of the various ethnic groups in the Hispanic world. It aims to serve the needs of globalization while providing students with insights and understanding of the Hispanic world at large. The minor in ethnic studies enhances employment opportunities in such professions as business, civil service, education, government, journalism, law, marketing, social work, and a variety of comparable fields. It also provides additional options for graduate school. This minor consists of eighteen (18) semester hours of courses in Spanish, Mythology and Social Sciences.

Minor in Native American Studies
The Minor in Native American Studies is an undergraduate multicultural and interdisciplinary program that promotes knowledge and appreciation of cultural diversity. Students will recieve in-depth exposure to a variety of life ways that comprise the Native American presence. They will come to appreciate native worldviews, ecology, arts and literature, social relations, and the events and processes of history that have helped shape their present diversity of cultures. They will come to know Native prehistoric past as well as their political and legal statuses as a special category of American citizens. It also provides additional options for graduate school. This minor consists of eighteen (18) semester hours of courses in Spanish, Mythology and Social Sciences.

 

 

Department of Languages and Communication

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D Vickers Hall, Room 219
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Telephone: (985) 549-2105
Fax: (985) 549-3088
E-mail: langcomm@selu.edu



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