Undergraduate Degrees in Languages
Language students may choose from three bachelors degrees, all of which stress substantive upper-level study in the humanities:
- B.A. in Modern Languages - Available in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
- B.A. in Language and International Trade - Available in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. Includes rigorous study in one of the following professional options: Applied International Economics, International Trade, or Tourism. Courses for these options are taught in colleges other than the College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities (AAH) that houses the Department of Languages.
- B.S. in Language and International Health - Available in Spanish and Chinese. Administered jointly by the Department of Languages and the Department of Public Health Sciences in the College of Health, Education and Human Development.
Through the School of Education, students may also pursue the B.A. in Secondary Education, available in French and Spanish. The B.A. in Secondary
Regardless of the degree pursued, all language majors are required to study abroad prior to graduation. Students of Chinese, French, German, or Japanese are expected to study abroad for at least one academic year, and students of Spanish for at least one semester.
Minoring in Languages
Students may choose a minor in the following areas: American Sign Language, Chinese, East Asian Studies, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian Area Studies and Spanish.