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Undergraduate Catalog

Foreign Language

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Foreign Language
Minors in French, German, or Spanish (non-teaching)
Foreign Language Concentration
Foreign Language BA and International Business Double Majors
Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Foreign Language
Minors in French, German, or Spanish (teaching)

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Foreign Language (120 CR)
General Education (38 cr)

Required Courses in Option

Second major or minor and/or concentrations (32 cr)

Electives (3-15 cr)

Your advisor will establish the unique sequence for your plan of study in the first semester you declare your major (most upper division courses rotate through a two-year cycle that accommodates all majorsí graduation goals).

Minors in French, German, or Spanish (non-teaching)
Students must complete six 3-4 credit courses, or the equivalent, in the language to earn a minor.

Foreign Language Concentration
The concentration in Foreign Language consists of the 16 credit sequence in one of four language options: ARB, FREN, GERM or SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202. The requirement for 101 and 102 can be met by scoring 8 credits on the CLEP (College Level Examination Program). The 101 and 102 may be waived by department consent for students who have successfully completed 3-4 years of courses in one language option in high school. However, students entering MSU foreign language courses at the 200 level, and who intend to pursue graduate studies, are advised to take the CLEP exam to ensure graduate school acceptance of the foreign language concentration as a two year progressive sequence of college level language study.

Foreign Language BA and International Business Double Majors
Up to 15 credits in Foreign Language may also count towards satisfying the degree requirements in International Business for students pursuing a double major.

Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Foreign Language (120 cr)
General Education (38 cr)

Required Courses in Option (36 cr)

Professional Education Sequence (38 cr)

* Requires admittance to Teacher Education.

Minors in French, German, or Spanish (teaching)
Students must complete six 3-4 credit courses or the equivalent, in the language, plus LANG 390 Foreign Language Methods (4) and 4 credit study abroad to earn a minor.