Minors

Minors MLCS

 


 

  • Central/East European Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • French
  • German
  • Italian Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Scandinavian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Ukrainian Folklore

Central/East European Studies

A minor in Central/East European Studies requires a minimum ★15 to a maximum of ★42 as specified below, including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses include:
★6 in one language at the senior level, selected from Polish, Russian or Ukrainian

★9 at the senior level selected from
HIST 310 - A History of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1526-1918
HIST 312 - Foundations of East European History
HIST 313 - Medieval and Early Imperial Russia
HIST 318 - Modern Ukraine
HIST 320 - Russia from Reform to Revolution, 1800-1917
HIST 322 - Russia in the 20th Century
HIST 416 - Topics in Eastern European History
HIST 419 - Topics in Soviet History
SLAV 204 - Slavic Folklore and Mythology
SLAV 222 - Euromaidan: Origins and Aftermath of the Ukrainian Revolution
SLAV 299 - Special Topics
SLAV 399 - Special Topics
SLAV 475 - Slavic Languages and Cultures in the Community
SLAV 499 - Special Topics

★6 selected from
HIST 415
HIST 416 - Topics in Eastern European History
HIST 419 - Topics in Soviet History
SLAV 469
SLAV 468
SLAV 499 - Special Topics

Notes

1. For additional courses, students should select from MLCS 471, POL S 486, SLAV 401, SLAV 499, UKR 410, or from 400-level courses in Polish or Russian or Ukrainian literature, as well as from 400-level History and Slavic courses listed above.

2. Students already majoring in Polish, Russian or Ukrainian must satisfy requirement of ★6 in one language at the 200-level or above by studying a second Slavic language.

3. Students are advised to consult with the Undergraduate Advisors for Polish, Russian or Ukrainian in MLCS before embarking on a Minor in CEES.

Comparative Literature

See Minors

A minor in Comparative Literature requires at least ★12 in senior level courses with a minimum of ★6 at the 300 or 400-level in C LIT or approved cross-listed courses.

Note: See Cross-Listed Courses for regulations concerning cross-listed courses. Consult Comparative Literature Advisor for information on approved cross-listed courses.

French

A minor in French requires a minimum of ★15 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses are:

FREN 301 - Introduction to French Literary Studies
★3 at the 300-level,
★3 at the 400-level

German

A minor in German requires a minimum of ★12 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level in German including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses are:
GERM 342 - Introduction to Translation: German and English

★6 from
GERM 340 - Introduction to the Study of Modern German Literature
GERM 343 - Postwar Cultures
GERM 353 - Myths, Tales, and Legends

★3 from
GERM 306 - German/English Phonetics and Phonology
GERM 316 - Introduction to German Applied Linguistics
GERM 317 - Teaching German as a Foreign Language

Note:
The Department encourages students to consult the Undergraduate Academic Advisor for German Studies.

Refer to Notes in Honors in German.

Italian Studies

A minor in Italian Studies requires a minimum of ★15 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses are
ITAL 211 - Intermediate Italian I
ITAL 212 - Intermediate Italian II
ITAL 299 - Special Topics

Latin American Studies

A minor in Latin American Studies requires a minimum of ★18 to a maximum of ★42 in LA ST or cross-listed Latin American Studies courses at the senior level.

Required courses include
LA ST 205 - Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
LA ST 210 - South America
★12 in additional senior-level LA ST or cross-listed LA ST courses, which must include ★3 in LA ST at the 300-level or above and at least an additional ★3 in LA ST courses at the 400-level.

Notes
1. A minor in Latin American Studies may be combined with a major in Spanish.
2. See Cross-Listed Courses for regulations concerning cross-listed courses.
3. Variable Content/Selected Topics Courses: Courses with variable content may, on approval of the Department Advisor may be used for credit when they have appropriate subject matter. Please consult the Spanish & Latin American Studies Advisor and/or the LA ST Course Guide for a current list of approved courses and further details.

Polish

A minor in Polish requires a minimum of ★12 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:
★6 in senior-level language courses
★6 at the 300- or 400-level in POLSH or SLAV

Russian

A minor in Russian requires a minimum of ★12 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:
★6 in senior-level language courses
★6 at the 300- or 400-level in RUSS or SLAV

Scandinavian

A minor in Scandinavian requires a minimum of ★12 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:
★6 in one language at the senior level, selected from Norwegian or Swedish
★6 at the 300- or 400-level in SCAND

Spanish

A minor in Spanish requires a minimum of ★15 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including ★3 at the 400-level.

Ukrainian

A minor in Ukrainian requires a minimum of ★12 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:
★6 in senior-level language courses
★6 at the 300- or 400-level in UKR or SLAV

Ukrainian Folklore

A minor in Ukrainian Folklore requires a minimum of ★12 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level, including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.

Required courses:
★6 in senior-level language courses
★6 at the 300- or 400-level in SLAV or FOLK