2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures Major, BA – Language and World Business/Hispanic Studies Concentration


Students pursuing a major in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures who wish to prepare for careers in international business may complete a special concentration in Arabic, Chinese, French and Francophone Studies, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese or Russian Studies. The concentration offers a professional emphasis in international business, international retail merchandising, or international agricultural economics, and some form of practical experience related to the concentration.

Students interested in the language and world business program should contact the department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures as early as possible in their college careers.

Continuing, returning, and transfer students must meet progression requirements before declaring a concentration in language and world business.

Minimum requirements for entrance and progression to the major are a 2.7 cumulative average in all courses and a 3.0 average in language courses. Students must meet these requirements for progression prior to the completion of 75 hours. MFLL 199  is a requirement for the program. Program standards are adjusted periodically, and current requirements are available from the Director of the Language and World Business Program. For further information, inquire at 701 McClung Tower.

College Requirements


Arts and Sciences  

I. Language Requirement: Spanish – 30 hours


Students whose level of proficiency in Spanish is superior as defined by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines may substitute a 400-level course for SPAN 312  with consent of the department. SPAN 311  and SPAN 312  are not available to native Spanish speakers or Spanish/English bilinguals, who should instead take SPAN 309  and an additional 300/400-level course with consent of the department. Notes: SPAN 401 , SPAN 402 , and SPAN 465  do not count toward the major. SPAN 311  may not be taken after completion of SPAN 312 .

II. Practical Experience – 3 hours


Notes:


Students whose level of proficiency in Spanish is superior as defined by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines may substitute a 400-level course for SPAN 312  with consent of the department.

Students undertaking an internship are required to purchase professional liability insurance coverage before beginning service.

III. Professional Emphasis (select one)