Foreign Language Major in French, German and Spanish

Requirements

  • Program Prerequisite: Completion of first- and second-year courses in the language or equivalent preparation.
  • Minor required.
  • A grade of "C" or better in courses required for this major (a grade of "C-" is not accepted). Also refer to the general grade requirements for graduation.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation—40 hours of these must be upper division (courses numbered 3000 and above). For the major, a minimum of 30.5 upper division hours is required beyond the prerequisite lower division courses (prerequisite courses, if needed, total 12 credit hours). At least 6 credit hours of major courses must be completed at WSU.

Advisement

Foreign Language majors are encouraged to meet with a faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. Call 626-6183 for more information or to schedule an appointment (also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List).

Admission Requirements

Officially declare your program of study. There are no special admission or application requirements for this major.

General Education

Refer to General Requirements for Bachelor of Arts requirements.

Course Requirements for Bachelor Degree in French

Prerequisite Courses

Complete the following 12 credit hours (or demonstrate equivalent proficiency)

  • French 1010 First Year I (3)
  • French 1020 First Year II (3)
  • French 2010 Second Year I (3)
  • French HU2020 Second Year II (3)

Required Courses (6.5 credit hours)

  • French 3060 Grammar and Composition (3)
  • French 3160 Introduction to Literature (3)
  • French 4990 Senior Assessment (.5)

Elective Courses

Select a minimum of 24 credit hours from the following (choice must include at least one literature course on this list)

    • French 3000 Proficiency Development (3)
    • French 3220 Phonetics and Phonology (3)
    • French 3320 Applied Language Studies (1-3)
    • French 3360 Grammar Review (3)
    • French 3550 Cultural Heritage I (3) Variable Title
    • French 3560 Cultural Heritage II (3) Variable Title
    • French 3570 Special Topics in Culture (3) Variable Title
    • French 3610 Literature Survey I (3) Variable Title
    • French 3620 Literature Survey II (3) Variable Title
    • French 3630 Literature Genres (3) Variable Title
    • French 3650 Literature Periods (3) Variable Title
    • French 3670 Literature Authors (3) Variable Title
    • French 3690 Literature Special Topics in Literature (1-3) Variable Title
    • French 3710 Business Language I (3)
    • French 3720 Language for Specific Purposes I (3) Variable Title
    • French 3730 Language for Specific Purposes II (3) Variable Title
    • French 3740 Translation/Interpreting (3)
    • French 3850 Study Abroad (1-6)
    • French 4190 Foreign Language Journal (1)
    • French 4220 Special Topics in Linguistics (3) 
    • French 4620 Survey of Literature I (3) Variable Title
    • French 4630 Survey of Literature II (3) Variable Title
    • French 4690 Special Topics in Literature (3) Variable Title
    • French 4710 Business Language II (3)
    • French 4740 Translation/Interpreting II (3)
    • French 4830 Directed Readings (1-3)
    • French 4850 Study Abroad (1-6)
    • French 4920 Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes and Special Programs (1-4)
    • French 4960 Senior Seminar and Thesis

    Course Requirements for Bachelor Degree in German

    Prerequisite Courses

    Complete the following 12 credit hours (or demonstrate equivalent proficiency)

    • German 1010 First Year I (3)
    • German 1020 First Year II (3)
    • German 2010 Second Year I (3)
    • German HU2020 Second Year II (3)

    Required Courses (6.5 credit hours)

    • German 3060 Grammar and Composition (3)
    • German 3160 Introduction to Literature (3)
    • German 4990 Senior Assessment (.5)

    Elective Courses

    Select a minimum of 24 credit hours from the following (choice must include at least one literature course on this list)

      • German 3000 Proficiency Development (3)
      • German 3220 Phonetics and Phonology (3)
      • German 3320 Applied Language Studies (1-3)
      • German 3360 Grammar Review (3)
      • German 3550 Cultural Heritage I (3) Variable Title
      • German 3560 Cultural Heritage II (3) Variable Title
      • German 3570 Special Topics in Culture (3) Variable Title
      • German 3610 Literature Survey I (3) Variable Title
      • German 3620 Literature Survey II (3) Variable Title
      • German 3630 Literature Genres (3) Variable Title
      • German 3650 Literature Periods (3) Variable Title
      • German 3670 Literature Authors (3) Variable Title
      • German 3690 Literature Special Topics in Literature (1-3) Variable Title
      • German 3710 Business Language I (3)
      • German 3720 Language for Specific Purposes I (3) Variable Title
      • German 3730 Language for Specific Purposes II (3) Variable Title
      • German 3740 Translation/Interpreting (3)
      • German 3850 Study Abroad (1-6)
      • German 4190 Foreign Language Journal (1)
      • German 4220 Special Topics in Linguistics (3) 
      • German 4620 Survey of Literature I (3) Variable Title
      • German 4630 Survey of Literature II (3) Variable Title
      • German 4690 Special Topics in Literature (3) Variable Title
      • German 4710 Business Language II (3)
      • German 4740 Translation/Interpreting II (3)
      • German 4830 Directed Readings (1-3)
      • German 4850 Study Abroad (1-6)
      • German 4920 Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes and Special Programs (1-4)
      • German 4960 Senior Seminar and Thesis

      Course Requirements for Bachelor Degree in Spanish

      Prerequisite Courses

      Complete the following 12 credit hours (or demonstrate equivalent proficiency)

      • Spanish 1010 First Year I (3)
      • Spanish 1020 First Year II (3)
      • Spanish 2010 Second Year I (3)
      • Spanish HU2020 Second Year II (3)

      Required Courses (6.5 credit hours)

      • Spanish 3060 Grammar and Composition (3)
      • Spanish 3160 Introduction to Literature (3)
      • Spanish 4990 Senior Assessment (.5)

      Elective Courses

      Select a minimum of 24 credit hours from the following (choice must include at least one literature course on this list)

        • Spanish 3000 Proficiency Development (3)
        • Spanish 3220 Phonetics and Phonology (3)
        • Spanish 3320 Applied Language Studies (1-3)
        • Spanish 3360 Grammar Review (3)
        • Spanish 3550 Cultural Heritage I (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3560 Cultural Heritage II (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3570 Special Topics in Culture (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3610 Literature Survey I (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3620 Literature Survey II (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3630 Literature Genres (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3650 Literature Periods (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3670 Literature Authors (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3690 Literature Special Topics in Literature (1-3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3710 Business Language I (3)
        • Spanish 3720 Language for Specific Purposes I (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3730 Language for Specific Purposes II (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 3740 Translation/Interpreting (3)
        • Spanish 3850 Study Abroad (1-6)
        • Spanish 4190 Foreign Language Journal (1)
        • Spanish 4220 Special Topics in Linguistics (3) 
        • Spanish 4620 Survey of Literature I (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 4630 Survey of Literature II (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 4690 Special Topics in Literature (3) Variable Title
        • Spanish 4710 Business Language II (3)
        • Spanish 4740 Translation/Interpreting II (3)
        • Spanish 4830 Directed Readings (1-3)
        • Spanish 4850 Study Abroad (1-6)
        • Spanish 4920 Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes and Special Programs (1-4)
        • Spanish 4960 Senior Seminar and Thesis