Catalog 2010-2012

World Languages and Cultures - Dual

The World Languages and Cultures major - Dual requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

Choose two from: French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.

 

Required: a minimum of 21* semester hours, more advanced than the elementary/introductory level, in each of two languages for a total of 42 semester hours. At least 15 hours in each language must be in courses numbered 100-level^ or higher.

42 hours

*Students with no previous experience in a language may need to take more than 21 hours.

^See page xxx for 4-digit numbers associated with these 100-level courses.

 

Specific requirement per language:

French: A minimum of 21 semester hours in French in courses more advanced than 720:002 and 720:004, including 720:101, 720:104, and 720:122. At least 15 hours must be in courses numbered 100/3000-level or higher, including at least one course from each of the following groups:

a. 720:124, 720:125.

b. 720:105, 720:161, 720:185.

 

German: A minimum of 21 semester hours in German in courses more advanced than 740:002 and 740:004, including 740:101, 740:103, and 740:104 or 740:031, at least 15 hours must be in courses numbered 100-level^ or higher, including at least one course from each of the following groups:

a. 740:121, 740:123, 740:150.

b. 740:132, 740:136, 740:160, 740:185.

c. 740:116, 740:122, 740:130, 740:134.

^See page xxx for 4-digit numbers associated with these 100-level courses.

 

Portuguese: A minimum of 21 semester hours in Portuguese in courses more advanced than 790:001, including 790:101; with electives from among 720:104, 780:104, 790:002, 790:010, 790:020, 790:031 (or any 620:031 section cross listed with 790:031), 790:060, 790:101, 790:109, 790:123, 790:133790:179, 790:180, 790:186, 790:191, 790:198, 790:199. At least 15 hours must be in courses numbered 100/3000-level or higher.

 

Russian: A minimum of 21 semester hours in Russian in courses more advanced than 770:002 and 770:004, including 770:101, 770:103, 770:196. At least 15 hours must be in courses numbered 100/3000-level or higher.

 

Spanish: A minimum of 21 semester hours in Spanish in courses more advanced than 780:002, including 780:101**, 780:104 or 780:105, 780:107, and 780:108, at least 15 hours must be in courses numbered 100/3000-level or higher, including at least one course from group a and one course from group b. A maximum of 6 hours of course work in translation may be counted toward a major in Spanish.

a. 780:120, 780:123, 780:127, 780:152.

b. 780:112, 780:118, 780:145, 780:146, 780:147.

**The requirement for 780:101 may be replaced by 780:150 in either a UNI or an Iowa Regents program abroad.