UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The courses taken to satisfy the Language Competency, International Component and College Requirement may not be counted toward the major. However, they may be counted toward an optional minor, as a minor is not required for the BA degree.
Language Competency: 14-17 cr. hrs. (see test-out rules)
This requirement can be met by satisfying one of the following guidelines:
Two years of one foreign language taught at UWRF or transferred;
Test-out into 100 or 200 level and complete through the 202 course;
Test-out into 300 level and complete the 301 course.
Modern Languages majors can satisfy this requirement by:
Taking 14 credits in a language other than the language of the major; or
taking 14 credits of additional coursework selected from the College Requirements and/or the International Component; or completing a minor in another field.
International Component: 6 cr. hrs.
Select international experience and/or international focus courses.
International experience courses:
INTS 370, 377; HUM 374; ART/ENGL 376; MODL 376, 377
International focus courses:
ART 314, 318; ECON 328, 344; ENGL 441; GEOG 340, 342, 343, 344; HIST 201, 349, 371; HUM 261; INTS 200; MODLˆFREN 342, GERM 342, SPAN 342, 346; MUS 300; PHIL 245; POLS 245, 346, 347, 348, 349; and all departments 378.
College Requirement 12-14 cr. hrs.
Courses must be outside the department of the major. Courses must be taken from at least three groups but must include Philosophy as one of the groups.
Philosophy - 200 level or higher;
History of the arts (art, music, theatre, dance) - 200 level or higher: ART 211, 212, 311, 312, 314, 318; MUS 234, 235; CSTA 337, 338, 339;
Literature (from English or Modern Language departments) - 300 level or higher;
History - 200 level or higher;
Arts and Ideas-Humanities 255, 256;
Supporting Courses/Electives 8-13 cr. hrs. as needed to achieve 120 credits.
A three-credit course which may be double-counted toward any requirement or may be applied toward electives.