C. Cognate Requirements (0-12 cr)
- Twelve credit hours in a second foreign language through ML 202. Students who are double majors are exempt from this requirement. Furthermore, students who spend an academic year abroad need only take six credit hours of another foreign language.
Notes: All ML majors are strongly encouraged to study abroad for at least one semester or summer.
The Modern Language courses collectively are denoted by ML. For example, ML 101 in French is FRE 101 • Elementary French.
Students may earn up to twelve credit hours equivalent for ML 101 through 202 courses via the CLEP Examination. Contact the department for further details about policies concerning proficiency credit.
A grade of C- or better is required in the following modern language courses when applied to the major or when used to fulfill the departmental second modern language cognate requirement: 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 351, (352, 353 in Spanish). This requirement would be waived in the event a student made the decision to major or declare a cognate after having received a grade below C- in one of the above courses in the applicable language(s), but also a C- or better in the subsequent course(s).