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Minor Requirements

Students may earn a minor in French, Italian, or Spanish by completing 28 GRADED credits in upper-division (300- or 400-level) courses, passed with C- or better, in one language area. Internship credits, always taken Pass/No Pass, DO NOT apply toward major or minor requirements.

A. Language. Twelve (12) graded, upper-division credits
FR: 301, 302, 303, 307*, 320, 416, 425
ITAL: 301, 303, 305, 307*, 320
SPAN: 301, 303, 305, 308, 307*, 311 (L2) or 312 (SHL)**, 320

*2 credits can be taken twice
**students may earn credit for either 311 or 312, but not both

B. Advanced work. Twelve (12) graded, upper-division credits of literature, linguistics, translation, or film IN RESIDENCE on the Eugene campus
FR: 312-319, 330 or above (NB: students who have taken FR 303 will not receive credit for FR 312)
ITAL: 317-319, 407 or above
SPAN: 322-353, 407 or above

C. Elective. Four (4) graded, upper-division credits (e.g. courses in literature, linguistics, film, grammar, culture, etc.).

Must be taught in the target language and address the target culture(s).

**L2= Second language learners have acquired Spanish by learning the majority of the target language in the classroom.
SHL= Heritage learners have acquired the majority of the target language in the home or community (not the classroom).


Drop-In Advising for declaration of a Minor can be done in the RL Advising Office 213 Friendly Hall
346-0955 /


Director of Undergraduate Studies
Karen McPherson
224 Friendly Hall