UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Modern Language Major

French

Modern Language Major - Liberal Arts: 34 Total Credits

French Option-Liberal Arts

Required Courses: 19 cr. hrs.
FREN 102 Beginning French II 4
FREN 201 Intermediate French I 3
FREN 202 Intermediate French II 3
FREN 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
FREN 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
FREN 401 Advanced French Communication 3
Directed Electives: 15 cr. hrs
Select 12 credits from:

FREN 316 French Cinema 3
FREN 341 French Civilization 3
FREN 342 Modern France and Francophone Cultures 3
FREN 351 Survey of French Literature to 1800 3
FREN 352 Survey of French Literature 1800 to present 3
FREN 372 French for the Professions
FREN 373 French Translation for the Professions
Select 3 credits from:
FREN 451 French Prose Fiction 3
FREN 452 French Poetry 3
FREN 453 French Drama 3
FREN 490 Readings in French 1-3
MODL 379 Internship in Modern Language 2-3

French Option-Education
Required Courses: 31 cr. hrs.

FREN 102 Beginning French II 4
FREN 201 Intermediate French I 3
FREN 202 Intermediate French II 3
FREN 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
FREN 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
FREN 316 French Cinema 3
FREN 341 French Civilization 3
FREN 342 Modern France and Francophone Cultures 3
FREN 351 Survey of French Literature to 1800 3
FREN 352 Survey of French Literature 1800 to present 3
FREN 401 Advanced French Communication 3
Required supporting courses not part of major: 6 cr. hrs.
FREN 350 French Phonetics 3
TED 437 Techniques of Middle/Secondary Education: Modern Language 2
TED 448 Techniques of Elementary Education: Modern Language 2

German

Modern Language Major - Liberal Arts: 34 Total Credits

German Option-Liberal Arts

Required Courses: 19 cr. hrs.
GERM 102 Beginning German II 4
GERM 201 Intermediate German I 3
GERM 202 Intermediate German II 3
GERM 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
GERM 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
GERM 401 Advanced German Communication 3
Directed Electives: 15 cr. hrs.
Select 12 credits from:

GERM 275 Business German 3
GERM 315 German Classic and Modern Film 3
GERM 341 German Civilization 3
GERM 342 Modern German-speaking Cultures 3
GERM 351 Survey of German Literature to Classicism 3
GERM 352 Survey of German Literature from Classicism to Present 3
Select 3 credits from:
GERM 451 German Drama and Theatre 3
GERM 452 German Tale, Short Story and Novella 3
GERM 453 German Poetry 3
GERM 490 Readings in German 1-3
MODL 379 Internship in Modern Language 2-3

Spanish

Modern Language Major - Liberal Arts: 34 Total Credits

Spanish Option-Liberal Arts

Required Courses: 19 cr. hrs.
SPAN 102 Beginning Spanish II 4
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPAN 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
SPAN 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
SPAN 401 Advanced Spanish Communication 3
Directed Electives: 15 cr. hrs.
Select 6 credits from:
SPAN 341 Spanish Civilization to 1800 3
SPAN 342 Spanish Civilization 1800 to Present 3
SPAN 345 Latin American Civilization to 1800 3
SPAN 346 Latin American Civilization 1800 to Present 3
MODL 376 Mexico: A Cultural Experience 3
OR
MODL 379 Internship in Modern Language 2-3
Note: Majors may take either MODL 379 or MODL 376, but not both
Select 6 credits from either Category A or B:
Category A:
SPAN 351 Survey of Spanish Literature-Siglo de Oro 3
SPAN 352 Survey of Spanish Literature-Generation of 1898 to Present 3
SPAN 355 Survey of Latin American Literature-Conquest to Independence 3
SPAN 356 Survey of Latin American Literature-Independence to Present 3
Category B:
SPAN 371 Business and Culture in the Hispanic World 3
SPAN 372 Spanish for the Trades and Professions 3
SPAN 373 Spanish Translation for the Professions 3
SPAN 374 Spanish Professional Writing 3
Select 3 credits from:
SPAN 452 Advanced Spanish Literature 3
SPAN 455 Advanced Latin American Literature 3

Spanish Option-Education
Complete Spanish Major Liberal Arts Option program above
Required supporting courses not part of major: 6 cr. hrs.

SPAN 350 Spanish Phonetics 3
TED 437 Techniques of Middle/Secondary Education: Modern Language 2
TED 448 Techniques of Elementary Education: Modern Language 2

General Education Requirements

BA and BS Liberal Arts majors as listed for CAS;
BS Education majors as listed for CEPS.

 

Department of Modern Language

284 Kleinpell Fine Arts
715-425-3121
www.uwrf.edu/MODL/

Kristine Butler-Chair, Cecilia Bustamante, Marina Calas, Juan-Carlos Chaves, Sharon Gerlach, Terrence Mannetter, Rebecca Raham, Judy Wyatt-Schlei, Julie Kovacic, Lisa Showers, Magara Maeda, Wen Zhang

The Modern Language Department offers a major in Modern Language with French, German and Spanish options. These programs lead to a B.A. or B.S. degree in liberal arts or a B.S. degree in secondary education. Minors are offered in French, German and Spanish. Two years of Chinese and Japanese are also available. Students who have studied a modern language in high school should take the Wisconsin Modern Language Placement Test, offered in spring Regional Testing and during all registration periods. Students may test out of up to fourteen credits. Test-out credits are not granted until the student completes the next level course with the grade of B- or better.