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  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Foreign Languages (B.A.)


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Bulletin/Catalog Year 2017-2018

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Languages and Literature

Location: Harned Hall, 115
Phone: (931) 221-7891
Website: www.apsu.edu/langlit/foreignlanguages/

Description of Major

The Department of Languages and Literature offers a Foreign Languages Major with nine specializations; and minors in Classical Civilization, Classical Languages, French, German, Greek, Latin, and Spanish.

Students seeking licensure for teaching grades 7-12 in Tennessee must also take LING 4400 and one study abroad course from SPAN 304A or SPAN 304B for Spanish licensure; FREN 3040 for French licensure; or GERM 3040 for German licensure; or present evidence of an acceptable intensive experience abroad in the target language. Students must also complete the Professional Education minor and Student Teaching. Teacher licensure for grades 7-12 is available in French, German, Spanish, and Latin through specializations in the Foreign Languages major. Foreign language majors who transfer from other colleges and universities must earn at least six (6) hours of coursework in each of the two foreign languages taken at Austin Peay.

An oral or, in the case of ancient languages, written proficiency exam and a portfolio are graduation requirements for all Foreign Language majors. Students must see their advisor for more information. A minor is required.

General Education Core


  Credit Hours
see Common Core 41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

Major Core Requirements


Total Hours 1


Total Hours 1


Classics Specialization


The following courses are required for the B.A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in Classics.  The major consists of 36 hours of coursework.

Total Specialization Hours 36


Total Hours 12

Total Hours 24

French Specialization


The following courses are required for the B.A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in French.  The major consists of 33-35 hours of coursework.

Total Specialization Hours 33-35


Total Hours 6

Total Hours 27-29

French and German Specialization


The following courses are required for the B.A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in French and German.  The major consists of 36 hours of coursework.

Spanish and German Specialization


Total Specialization Hours 39


Total Hours 12

Total Hours 27

French and Spanish Specialization


The following courses are required for the B.A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in French and Spanish.  The major consists of 36 hours of coursework

German Specialization


The following courses are required for the B.A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in French and Spanish.  The major consists of between 30-32 hours of coursework.

Total Specialization Hours 30-32


Total Hours 6

Total Hours 18

Total Hours 6-8

Greek Specialization


Total Specialization Hours 33-35


Total Hours 6

Total Hours 27-29

Latin Specialization


Total Specialization Hours 33-35


Total Hours 6

Total Hours 27-29

Spanish Specialization


Total Specialization Hours 42-44


Total Hours 42-44

Minor


There is no specific minor required for the Bachelor’s in Foreign Language but a minor is required.

Total Hours 18-22


Total Program Hours 120


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