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    University of Memphis
   
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

World Languages and Literatures, (B.A.)


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Program objectives for a B.A. in World Languages and Literatures are: (a) have functional control of the appropriate fundamental language skills for the principal language of the major. For modern languages, these include speaking, listening, reading, and writing. For ancient languages, these include reading, reciting in a standard scholarly reconstructed pronunciation, and the ability to analyze grammatical structures in detail; (b) be able to describe and critically evaluate the cultural assumptions and points of view of the targeted culture(s) of their principal language of concentration; (c) Be able to describe and appreciate the interplay of literature, language, history, and culture in the principal language of concentration.

University General Education Program (41 hours)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements.

College and Degree (B.A.) Requirements (6-9 hours)


The College and Bachelor of Arts  requirements are in addition to the University General Education Program requirements and are listed above.

The Major (24-33 hours)


Successful completion of one of the following concentrations:

  1. A single-language concentration in French, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, or *Spanish: 24 upper division semester hours.
  2. A two-language concentration chosen from Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish: 27 upper division semester hours with a minimum of 9 semester hours in each language.
  3. A three-language concentration chosen from Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish: All three language concentrations require prior consultation with the approval of the department chair. Plans will normally include at least 33 upper division semester hours to include at least 12 semester hours in each of two languages plus approved course work in a third language.

* Students with a single-language concentration in Spanish must take 

Electives


Electives may be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120.

Typical 4-Year French Concentration Sequence


Freshman Year


Semester Totals 30-31 hrs


Semester Totals 32 hrs


Junior Year


  • History (3) *
  • Fine Arts (3) *
  • Elective (3)
  • UD FREN (3)
  • UD Elective (3)
  • History (3) *
  • Elective (3)
  • UD FREN (3)
  • UD Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Semester Totals 30 hrs


Senior Year


  • UD FREN (3)
  • UD FREN (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • UD elective (3)
  • UD elective (3)
  • UD FREN (3)
  • UD elective (3)
  • UD elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Semester Totals 28 hrs


Total Hours: 120-121


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

Typical 4-Year Spanish Concentration Sequence


Freshman Year


Semester Totals 30-31 hrs


Sophomore Year


Semester Totals 32 hrs


Junior Year


Semester Totals 30 hrs


Senior Year


Semester Totals 28 hrs


Total Hours: 120-121


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

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