Major in Foreign Languages

Thirty credit hours at the 3000 and 4000 level are required for a major in foreign languages as follows.

Requirements for a major concentrating in French are 3030, Conversation; 3040, Grammar and Composition; 3150, Introduction to Literature I; 3160, Introduction to Literature II; 3370, French Civilization; 4030, Advanced Conversation; 4040, Advanced Composition and Stylistics; and 9 credit hours of electives in French at the 3000 or 4000 level other than “Introduction to Linguistics” and “Applied Linguistics.”

Requirements for a major concentrating in German are 3030, Conversation; 3040, Grammar and Composition; 3150, Introduction to Literature; 3370, Civilization; 4030, Advanced Conversation; 4040, Advanced Composition and Stylistics; and 12 credit hours of electives in German at the 3000 or 4000 level other than “Introduction to Linguistics” and “Applied Linguistics.”

Requirements for a major concentrating in Spanish are 3030, Conversation; 3040, Grammar and Composition; 4030, Advanced Conversation; and 4040, Advanced Composition and Stylistics. Six hours from 3170, Survey of Spanish Literature I; 3180, Survey of Spanish Literature II; 3210, Survey of Latin American Literature I; and 3220, Survey of Latin American Literature II. Three hours from Spanish 3410, Spanish Civilization or 3420, Latin American Civilization. Nine credit hours of electives in Spanish at the 3000 or 4000 level other than “Introduction to Linguistics” and “Applied Linguistics.” Native speakers of Spanish should see a departmental adviser regarding major requirements.

All foreign language majors must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours in their major language at the 3000 and 4000 level in residence at UNO. It is strongly recommended that all foreign language majors include a study abroad component of at least one month during the second half of their program of study. All courses credited to a major or minor in a foreign language must be passed with a grade of “C-” or better. Courses in the 1110, 1120, 2110, 2120 sequences may not be taken out of order. Students must pass the prerequisite course with a grade of “C” or better before taking the next course in the sequence, and may not take an earlier course in any sequence for credit once they have received credit in a later course in any sequence. All 3000 and 4000 courses may be taken for honors credit in cooperation with the honors program.