Modern Language Minor

      

Requirements (18 credits):

Required Courses (12 credits):  a four-semester sequence of language courses in a single language:

  • In French, Italian, German and Spanish for non-heritage speakers, students must reach intermediate level IV (226 level)
  • In Spanish for heritage speakers, students must reach Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II (SPAN 291)
  • In all other languages, Intermediate Level II must be reached (126 level)

Electives (6 credits): 

6 credits of directed electives approved by the Chair of the Modern Language Department, including advanced study of the language. If no other language courses are offered, directed  electives may include courses in other disciplines taught in English, dealing with the communities or countries where the target language is used.  Availability of intermediate level courses is subject to sufficient enrollment for course to be offered.

Required Courses:

FR 125Intermediate French I

3

FR 126Intermediate French II

3

FR 225Intermediate French III

3

FR 226Intermediate French IV

3

or

ITAL 125Intermediate Italian I

3

ITAL 126Intermediate Italian II

3

ITAL 225Intermediate Italian III

3

ITAL 226Intermediate Italian IV

3

or

GER 125Intermediate German I

3

GER 126Intermediate German II

3

GER 225Intermediate German III

3

GER 226Intermediate German IV

3

or

CHIN 111Elementary Chinese I

3

CHIN 112Elementary Chinese II

3

CHIN 125Intermediate Chinese I

3

CHIN 126Intermediate Chinese II

3

or

JAPN 111Elementary Japanese I

3

JAPN 112Elementary Japanese II

3

JAPN 125Intermediate Japanese I

3

JAPN 126Intermediate Japanese II

3

or

ASL 111American Sign Language I

3

ASL 112American Sign Language II

3

ASL 125Intermediate American Sign Language I

3

ASL 126Intermediate American Sign Language II

3

or

ARAB 111Elementary Arabic I

3

ARAB 112Elementary Arabic II

3

ML 125Intermediate Modern Language I

3

ML 126Intermediate Modern Language II

3

or

LAT 111Elementary Latin I

3

LAT 112Elementary Latin II

3

ML 125Intermediate Modern Language I

3

ML 126Intermediate Modern Language II

3

or

POL 111Elementary Polish I

3

POL 112Elementary Polish II

3

POL 125Intermediate Polish I

3

POL 126Intermediate Polish II

3

For non-heritage speakers:

SPAN 125Intermediate Spanish I

3

SPAN 126Intermediate Spanish II

3

SPAN 225Intermediate Spanish III

3

SPAN 226Intermediate Spanish IV

3

or

OR

For heritage speakers:

SPAN 190Language for Heritage Speakers of Spanish I

3

SPAN 191Language for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II

3

SPAN 290Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish I

3

SPAN 291Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II

3

AND

Electives:

6 CREDITS of Directed Electives approved by the Chair of the Modern Language Department, including further study of the target language or – if no other language courses are offered – courses in other disciplines taught in English, dealing with the communities or countries where the target language is used. 

and

6 credits of directed electives

6 credits of directed electives are required to complete the minor.

Total Credit Hours: 18

ASL 125 and ASL 126 were approved in Spring 2016, and should replace ML 125 and ML 126, as part of required courses for Minor in America Sign Language. Students may take advantage of coursework offered through the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education, particularly if required courses in the language are not available at CCSU.  For more information about the Hartford Consortium, click here.