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1040 WLC

36 credits which must include: 

  1. Declaration of a concentration in two (or more) target languages (CHN, FRN, GRM, or SPN).
  2. Complete at least 4 credits of 300 level coursework in both languages;
  3. Successful completion of WLC 101;
  4. Students should be aware that a maximum of 10 credits (including WLC 101) may be taken wherein the primary language of instruction is English; courses must be pre-approved by WLC department.
  5. Of the minimum 26 credits in the target languages, no more than 4 credits from the 100 level may count towards the major.
  6. Study in a country where each target language is spoken is highly recommended.
  7. Language Proficiency must be demonstrated by taking an approved external proficiency exam. Majors are expected to perform at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Intermediate Mid level (as averaged across the four skills listening, speaking, reading, writing) in both languages.
  8. Students will write and defend in open forum an acceptable paper of moderate length reflecting on their languages and cultural study, study abroad experience (if applicable), and how the role of language and culture combines with the mission of a liberal arts education. Details and linguistic expectations will be determined in consultation with WLC faculty.