Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Foreign Languages and Literatures, BA


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Program Coordinators by Concentration:

  • Classical studies concentration: John Stevens (133 Ragsdale Hall; 252-328-6056; stevensj@ecu.edu)
  • French concentration: Marylaura Papalas (135 Ragsdale Hall; 252-328-5786; papalasm@ecu.edu)
  • French education concentration: Laura Levi Altstaedter  (3320 Bate Building; 252-328-4128; levialtstaedterl@ecu.edu)
  • German studies concentration: Jill Twark (3316 Bate Building; 252-328-6536; twarkj@ecu.edu)
  • German education concentration: Laura Levi Altstaedter (3320 Bate Building; 252-328-4128; levialtstaedterl@ecu.edu)
  • Global studies concentration: Susanne Jones (116B Ragsdale; 252-737-2390; jonessu@ecu.edu)
  • Hispanic studies concentration: Javier Lorenzo (3317 Bate Building; 252-328-2667; javierlorenzo@ecu.edu)
  • Hispanic studies education concentration: Laura Levi Altstaedter (3320 Bate Building; 252-328-4128; levialtstaedterl@ecu.edu)

The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements including those listed below - 40 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry general education credit view the General Education Program  section.)

French concentration:


  • Choose any 3 s.h. GLST course carrying the GE:HU designation. 

German studies concentration:


Hispanic studies concentration:


Note:


General education courses have not been specified for Classical studies and Global studies areas of concentration.

2. Demonstrated foreign language proficiency through level 2004 - 12 s.h.


(For information about the foreign language requirement view Special Requirements for the BA Degree in the Academic Advisement, Progression and Support Services  section and Placement Testing, Foreign Language in the Admission and Readmission  section.)

Classical studies concentration:


Students must take LATN or GRK 1001-2004 to satisfy the foreign language requirement for the BA degree concentration. Non-BA double majors who have no foreign language requirement or a requirement less than 12 s. h., or BA majors who satisfy it by another language must still take LATN or GRK 1001-2004, but they may count the courses toward Classical studies electives below.

Note:


The requirement to demonstrate proficiency in Latin or Ancient Greek through level 2004 applies only to the Classical studies concentration.

3. Core - 30-36 s.h.


Classical studies concentration - 30 s.h.


Choose 30 s.h. of Classical studies electives, including at least three CLAS 2000-3999 courses, one HIST course, and CLAS 4000


Global studies concentration - 30 s.h.


4. Professional studies - 24 s.h.


(Applies only to French, German, and Hispanic studies education concentrations.)

5. Specialty area studies - 11 s.h.


(Applies only to education concentrations specified below.)

6. Minor and/or electives to complete requirements for graduation.


The Classical studies, French, German, global studies, and Hispanic studies concentrations require a minor and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.

The French education, German education, and Hispanic studies education concentrations require electives to complete requirements for graduation.

7. Oral qualifying examination requirement


(In the second semester of the junior year, all foreign language and literatures majors, with the exception of Classical studies and global studies must pass an oral qualifying examination.)

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