Students in the languages and literatures minor will demonstrate familiarity with a cross-section of the classical literatures of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia, and a broad understanding of the modern literatures of one of the three regions. They will also develop listening, speaking, writing, and reading skills in one of the languages of their chosen region of study (Africa/the Middle East/South Asia) at a proficiency level of intermediate-low or higher, based on the guidelines of the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
The languages and literatures minor consists of 18-20 credits, which must be completed with a grade of C or better in each course.
- Two courses beyond the elementary 100 level in one of the languages offered by the department
- 01:013:201 Classical Literatures of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia (3)
- One (1)
of the following three courses, as appropriate to the chosen language of study:
01:013:211 Introduction to the Literatures of Africa (3) or
01:013:221 Introduction to the Literatures of the Middle East (3) or
01:013:231 Introduction to the Literatures of South Asia (3)
- Six elective credits of additional literature, sociolinguistics, or linguistics courses at the 300 level or above, offered through AMESALL, by cross-listing through other departments, or with the approval of the department chair.