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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Intercultural Studies Minor


(21 semester hours)


Students who desire to complement their foreign language skills with a cultural focus may obtain an Intercultural Studies Minor. A student seeking a minor in Intercultural Studies must complete 21 semester hours, which must include Understanding Cultures (SOCY 121 ) and at least one course in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

No more than nine hours or three courses from the same department can be applied to the minor. No more than six hours in the Intercultural Studies Minor can be also used to meet either Core Curriculum requirements or requirements for a major or another minor program. Three hours must be in 300- and 400-level courses. Students must choose one of three fields of specialization: Classics, Latin America, or Western Europe. The other required core courses for each field of concentration are listed below. Appropriate electives must be chosen to complete the 21 semester hours required for the minor.

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required.

The program of all Intercultural Studies minors must be approved by the Director of the Intercultural Studies Minor. Elective courses also must relate to the field of specialization.

Required Core in Classics


Two college-level language courses in Latin (a minimum of six semester hours), or three years of high school instruction in Latin and one college-level language course in Latin (a minimum of three semester hours), and:

Required Core in Latin America


Two college-level language courses in Spanish (a minimum of 6 semester hours), or three years of high school instruction in Spanish and one college-level language course in Spanish (a minimum of three semester hours), and:

Required Core in Western Europe


Two college-level language courses in either French, German or Spanish (a minimum of six semester hours), or three years of high school instruction in one of these languages and one college-level language course in that same language (a minimum of three semester hours), and: