Romance Languages Major

Students may complete a romance language major by specializing in two or three of the romance languages offered by the department.

Two-Language Option

(Satisfy two languages as described below)

French
  • Advanced Writing and Speaking French (210.301–302)
  • Introduction to French Literature I (212.333) OR Introduction to French Literature II (212.334)
  • Three upper-level courses plus senior thesis or independent study
Spanish
  • Advanced Spanish I & II (210.311–312)
  • Intro to Spanish Literature (215.231)
  • Three upper-level courses plus independent study
Italian
  • Six upper-level courses (beyond Intermediate 210.252) plus independent study

Three-Language Option

(Satisfy three languages as described below)

Language I
  1. Language Courses
    • If French: Advanced Writing and Speaking French I & II
    • If Spanish: Advanced Spanish I & II
    • If Italian: competency through Intermediate II
  2. Three Upper-Level Courses
    • If French: Introduction to French Literature I or II plus two additional upper-level courses
    • If Spanish: Intro to Spanish Literature plus two additional upper-level courses
    • If Italian: five upper-level courses
Language II
  1. Language Courses
    • If French: Advanced Writing and Speaking French I & II
    • If Spanish: Advanced Spanish I & II
    • If Italian: competency through Intermediate II
  2. Three Upper-Level Courses
    • If French: Introduction to French Literature I or II plus two additional upper-level courses
    • If Spanish: Intro to Spanish Literature plus two additional upper-level courses
    • If Italian: five upper-level courses
Language III
  1. Language Courses
    • If French: Advanced Writing and Speaking French I & II
    • If Spanish: Advanced Spanish I & II
    • If Italian: competency through Intermediate II
    • If Portuguese: competency through Intermediate/Advanced
  2. Two Upper-Level Courses
    • If French: Introduction to French Literature I or II plus one additional upper-level course
    • If Spanish: Intro to Spanish Literature plus one additional upper-level course
    • If Italian: four upper-level courses
    • If Portuguese: four upper-level courses: Advanced Portuguese I (210.391), Advanced Portuguese II (210.392), Brazilian Culture and Civilization (211.394), and Contemporary Latin American Novel and Short Story (215.344)