2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Language Studies Major


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(39 credits)

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Learning Outcomes  

Language studies is an interdisciplinary major designed to equip students with competence in a foreign language and, at the same time, provide them with an understanding of the general nature of human language.

and:


A second language or linguistics area course (i.e., varying by prefix) 3 hours.

Electives (30 credits):


21 credits at the 300/400 level from within the Languages Literatures and Linguistics Department.

9 credits at the 200-level or above from within the Languages Literatures and Linguistics Department.

NOTE: All electives must be approved by an advisor in the department.  

Other Requirements:


An applied experience component within the 39 hours of the major. Must consist of:

  •A minimum six semester credits of appropriate study abroad.

  •A minimum over all 2.5 grade point average in departmental course work.

At least 18 credit hours of the major, not counting any placement credit received, must be taken from the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Indiana State University.

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This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major course work; 2.75 in departmental course work is required. The Language Studies program is very flexible. This 4-year plan is provided as one option. More language choices are available than those here. Students should meet with their advisor in their first semester to plan out their program of study.

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


  • Foundational Studies:  History | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies: ​ Literary Studies| Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies: ​ Social & Behavioral Science | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (201 or elective if student completed 201 in previous fall)
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (101 or above, second language or Linguistics)

15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year


  • Foundational Studies:  Ethics & Social Responsibility | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (202 or an elective if student completed 202 in previous spring)
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (2xx or above)
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year


  • Foundational Studies:  Junior Composition | Credits/Units 3​
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (300 Level)
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (300 Level)
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

Spring 3rd Year


  • 0 Credits
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (3/400 Level)
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (3/400 Level)
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (3/400 Level)
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • 15 Credits

Fall 4th Year


  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3 (3/400 Level)
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

15 Credits

Spring 4th Year


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