BA in Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures - Bilingual Option (BI-OP)

Program Requirements

A specialization in two languages (bilingual option) consists of:

Course Title Hours
Select 12 credit hours of Language A beyond FREN 210, GERM 210, LATN 112, RUSS 210 or SPAN 21012
Select 12 credit hours of Language B beyond FREN 210, GERM 210, LATN 112, RUSS 210 or SPAN 21012
MCLL 351Linguistics and Foreign Languages3
FREN/LING 635Introduction to Romance Linguistics 13
Select 3 language-related elective credit hours, which may include: 3
Transfer credit
XXXX 398
Travel Seminar (select from French, German, Latin, Russian or Spanish)
Nature of Language
Language and Culture
A workshop
A special- or directed-studies course
A literature course or a teaching option
Total Credit Hours33

Summary

Course Title Hours
Language A beyond 210/220 or LATN 11212
Language B beyond 210/220 or LATN 11212
MCLL 351Linguistics and Foreign Languages3
FREN/LING 635Introduction to Romance Linguistics3
Language-related elective course3
Total Credit Hours33

Distribution Requirement

Course Title Hours
German
Select at least two of the following: 5-6
Intermediate German Readings
Intermediate German Conversation and Composition
Advanced German Grammar and Composition
Latin
Select at least two courses at the 500 level
French, Russian and Spanish
Select at least one 300-level and one 500-level course, or two 500-level courses

Applied Learning

Students in the BA in modern and classical languages/bilingual option are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by successfully completing MCLL 351 Linguistics and Foreign Languages, which involves an applied component such as sociolinguistics or semiotics, a discipline that involves applied linguistics.