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Major Requirements

Requirements for each major are listed below. We urge students to consult their advisors regularly, both to create balanced programs and avoid mistakes in course selection.

FrenchItalianSpanish, or Romance Languages

All courses for the major must be taught in the target language and address the target cultureReadings in courses taken for the major must be in the target language.  Internship credits (always taken Pass/No Pass) DO NOT apply toward major or minor requirements.

French

Forty-eight graded credits in French (passed with grades of C- or better) are required beyond second-year French, distributed as follows:

 48 credits
Culture et langage: la France contemporaine (FR 301)   4
Culture et langage: identités francophones (FR 303)   4
Adv. Writing in FR (FR 416) OR FR-ENG Translation (FR 425)   4
French Surveys (FR 317, 318, 319) or equivalent  12
12 credits of French Literature, Film, or Translation numbered 330 or above (IN RESIDENCE on the Eugene campus), at least 8 credits of which must be at the 400 level  12
12 credits of French electives (e.g. courses in literature, linguistics, film, grammar, culture) must be upper division, taught in French, and address the culture(s) of the French speaking world  12

Italian

Forty-eight graded credits in Italian (passed with grades of C- or better) are required beyond second-year Italian, distributed as follows:

48 credits
Cultura e lingua: 1′Italia contemporanea (ITAL 301)
4
Cultura e lingua: societa, economia, politica (ITAL 303)
4
Oral Skills (ITAL 307), two terms OR Other 300-level language course
4
Italian Survey (ITAL 317, 318, 319) or equivalent
12
12 credits of Italian Literature beyond the survey courses (IN RESIDENCE on the Eugene campus), at least 8 credits of which must be at the 400 level
12
12 credits of Italian Electives:
(e.g. courses in literature, linguistics, film, grammar, culture) must be upper division, taught in Italian, and address the culture(s) of the Italian-speaking world
12

Spanish

Forty-eight graded credits in Spanish (passed with grades of C- or better) are required beyond second-year Spanish, distributed as follows:

48 credits
Two courses chosen from Cultura y lengua: identidades hispanas (SPAN 301),expresiones artsticas (SPAN 303), cambios sociales (SPAN 305), comunidades bilingues (SPAN 308) 8
Advanced Writing in Spanish (formerly SPAN 416) (SPAN 311) 4
Three courses chosen from Surveys of Peninsular Spanish Literature (SPAN 316, 317), Surveys of Spanish American Literature (SPAN 318, 319) or equivalent
12
12 credits of Spanish Literature, Film, Translation, or Linguistics numbered 328 or above (IN RESIDENCE on the Eugene campus), at least 8 credits of which must be at the 400 level
12
12 credits of Spanish electives (e.g. courses in literature, linguistics, film, grammar, culture) must be upper division, taught in Spanish, and address the culture(s) of the Spanish-speaking world
12

Romance Languages

Forty-eight graded credits in two Romance languages (passed with grades of C- or better) are required beyond the second-year language sequence, distributed as follows:

*NOTE: Romance languages majors must complete a minimum of 12 credits in literature, film, translation, or linguistics courses IN RESIDENCE on the Eugene campus.  At least 8 credits of these 12 must be in courses numbered 407 or higher.

First Romance Language
32 credits
Language courses
12
Literature survey sequence (FR 317, 318, 319 or ITAL 317, 318, 319 or three from SPAN 316, 317, 318, 319)
12
Additional literature, film, translation, or linguistics courses
8
Second Romance Language
16 credits
Language courses
8
Literature, film, translation, or linguistics courses
8

Drop-In Advising for declaration of a Major can be done in the RL Advising Office 213 Friendly Hall
Contact: 346-0955 / rladvise@uoregon.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Karen McPherson
224 Friendly Hall
541-346-4048
ksmcpher@uoregon.edu