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Modern Languages Program Requirements for 2020–2021

Minor in Spanish

A minor in Spanish consists of six Spanish courses (18 credits) with at least one of the courses at or above the 300 level. Only courses taught in Spanish may count toward this minor.

A study abroad semester is strongly encouraged. Up to six credits of coursework taught in Spanish may be applied to the minor from study abroad.

Total: 18 credits

Note: A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.


Minor in Languages and Cultures

The minor program in languages and cultures is flexible enough to be built around the students' personal and professional interests. This minor program serves as an ideal complement to virtually any major at Fisher. It consists of 18 credits and student may choose one of two tracks.

Requirements

Multiple Language Track - 18 credits

  • TWO courses in a single language (other than English)
  • TWO courses in an additional language (other than English)
  • TWO electives selected from the following:
    • Additional courses in the previously chosen languages
    • Additional courses in a third language (other than English)
    • Relevant coursework in other departments as approved by the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Single Language Track - 18 credits

  • THREE courses in a single language (other than English)
  • THREE electives selected from the following:
    • Additional courses in the previously chosen language*
    • Relevant coursework in other departments as approved by the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

*If a student wishes to take a total of six courses (18 credits) taught in Spanish, the student should pursue the Spanish minor. However a student interested in the languages and cultures minor can combine LSPN courses and relevant courses taught in English from other departments as approved by the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

Total: 18 credits

Notes on the Minor in Languages and Cultures

  • A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.
  • A study abroad semester is strongly encouraged. Up to nine credits of coursework may be applied to this minor from study abroad. Any special cases should be referred to the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.
  • Given the flexibility of this minor, students should consult with the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures in order to receive appropriate advising regarding minor-specific course selection.
  • This minor program is posted to the student transcript as Languages and Cultures.

Minor in Spanish/Latino Culture for Health Professions

See Spanish/Latino Culture for Health Professions.


Note: The program requirements listed are for the current academic year. Past and future program requirements may differ. Visit the catalog website to access current and past catalogs.