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Majors

FRENCH MAJOR (FREN)
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE

Students pursuing a B.A. degree in French must complete 31 hours in French, including FREN451 (Senior Seminar, 1 hour) and 18 upper-level hours. Students planning to do graduate work in French are encouraged to take additional hours of upper-level courses in the language. See the catalog for more details.

SPANISH MAJOR (SPAN)
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE

Students who wish to pursue a B.A. degree in Spanish must complete 31 hours in Spanish, including SPAN451 (Senior Seminar, 1 hour) and 18 upper-level hours. Students planning to do graduate work in Spanish are encouraged to take additional hours of upper-level courses in the language. See the catalog for more details.

APPLIED SPANISH MAJOR (SPAS)
SECOND MAJOR ONLY

Students who are planning a double major in Spanish and a field that terminates in a degree other than a B.A. should choose the Applied Spanish major. This “second major” may attach to any degree plan and therefore eliminate the need for completing 160 hours in order to double major with a science or business field. This degree emphasizes the language skills needed to function in a competitive job market where bilingual and translation skills are in high demand. This major requires 31 hours in Spanish, including SPAN451 (Senior Seminar, 1 hour) and 18 upper-level hours. Certain other courses are required. See the catalog for more details or hear from students who have benefited from the second major recently.

FRENCH MAJOR WITH TEACHER LICENSURE (FREC)
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE

Students who want to pursue a teaching career in French must complete the appropriate requirements in the College of Education and 32 hours in French, including FREN452 (Senior Seminar, 2 credits) and 18 upper-level hours. Students planning to do graduate work in French are encouraged to take additional hours of upper-level courses in the language. See the catalog for more details.

SPANISH MAJOR WITH TEACHER LICENSURE (SPAC)
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE

Students who want to pursue a teaching career in Spanish must complete the appropriate requirements in the College of Education and 32 hours in Spanish, including SPAN452 (Senior Seminar, 2 credits) and 18 upper-level hours. Students planning to do graduate work in Spanish are encouraged to take additional hours of upper-level courses in the language. See the catalog for more details.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJOR (INTS)
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE

The International Studies degree includes cross-disciplinary studies in foreign language, cross-cultural communication, world geography, world politics/economics, culture/civilization, and global issues. Both study abroad and an individual senior project are required for this degree. Students must also pursue a career concentration, which may be in any discipline that relates to international living and/or work. Courses must by jointly approved by the chairman of the Department of Foreign Languages and International Studies and the chairman or dean of the selected discipline. See the catalog for more details.

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Foreign Languages Department
501-279-4645
forlang@harding.edu

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