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B.A. in Modern Languages

Majors in Modern Languages

The B.A. in Modern Languages is offered in the following languages:


Curriculum

2016-2017 Modern Languages Curriculum (PDF)

2015-2016 Modern Languages Curriculum (PDF)

2014-2015 Modern Languages Curriculum (PDF)

2012-2013 Modern Languages Curriculum (PDF)

2011-2012 Modern Languages Curriculum (PDF)



Minors in Modern Languages

American Sign Language Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in American Sign Language Studies requires 15 credit hours in ASL at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Chinese Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in Chinese Studies requires 15 credits selected from 3000- and 4000-level CHIN courses, including CHIN 3050 and 3060 and at least one 4000-level literature course.

East Asian Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in East Asian Studies requires 15 credits, of which at least six credits must be at the 4000 level, distributed as follows: three credits from Group I, six additional credits selected from Group I or from Group II, and six credits from Group III: Group I—CHIN (ANTH) 4180, HIST 3340, JAPN (ANTH) 4170, POSC 3720 Group II—HIST 3300, 3330, PHIL (CHIN) 3120, (CHIN) 3130, POSC 4720, 4770, REL 3140, or any other approved courses from department list Group III—EAS 1230, JAPN 4010, 4990, any Chinese or Japanese language course, or any other approved courses selected from department list Courses in Groups II and III must represent a combination of Chinese and Japanese courses.

French Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in French Studies requires 15 credits of 3000- and 4000-level FR courses, including FR 3050 and at least one 4000-level literature course. FR 4380 and 4390 may not be used to satisfy requirements for the French Studies minor.

German Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in German Studies requires 15 credits of 3000- and 4000-level GER courses, including at least one 3000- or 4000-level literature course and one 3000- or 4000-level film or culture course.

Italian Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in Italian Studies requires 15 credits of 3000- and 4000-level ITAL courses, including at least one 4000-level literature course.

Japanese Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in Japanese Studies requires 15 credits of 3000- and 4000-level JAPN courses, including at least one 4000-level literature course. JAPN 4010, (ANTH) 4170, and 4990 may not be used to satisfy requirements for the Japanese Studies minor.

Russian Area Studies (15 credits minimum) A minor in Russian Area Studies requires 15 credit hours of which three credits must be in Russian language courses at the 2000 level or above. The remaining twelve credits are distributed as follows:
Group I—Three credits from RUSS 3070, 3400, 3600, 3610, 3980, 4600
Group II—Three credits from HIST 3850, 3860, 3870, 4940
Group III—Three credits from POSC 4710, 4730
Group IV—Three additional credits from any of the courses listed above

Spanish Studies (15 credits minimum): A minor in Spanish Studies requires 15 credits of 3000- and 4000-level SPAN courses, including at least one 4000-level literature course. SPAN 4380 and 4390 may not be used to satisfy requirements for the Spanish Studies minor.

 

Modern Languages Advisors

American Sign Language
Steve Fitzmaurice
320 Daniel Hall
sfitzma@clemson.edu

Chinese
Yanming An
614 Strode Tower
yanming@clemson.edu

French
Joe Mai
509 Strode Tower
jmai@clemson.edu 

German
Johannes Schmidt 
706 Strode Tower
schmidj@clemson.edu

Italian
Luca Barattoni
303 Strode Tower
lbaratt@clemson.edu

Japanese
Jae Takeuchi 
313 Strode Tower
jtakeuc@clemson.edu

Spanish
Allison Whitehouse
710 Strode
aaw3@clemson.edu




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