Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages

There are 3 available concentrations within the Foreign Languages Major. Students will choose a Primary Language from either French, German, or Spanish. All 3 concentrations must complete the General Education Component as well as the Major Core Requirements. Additional requirements for each of the 3 concentrations are listed below under section C.  

Degree Checksheet

Foreign Language degree requirements
Course Credit
A. General Education Component 41
For general education requirements and additional requirements for UNA students, refer to Academic Procedures and Requirements.

Foreign Language majors must complete:
Area III: Mathematics 110 or higher (3)
B. Major Core Requirements:
FR 101 Introductory French 
or GR 101 Introductory German 
or SP 101 Introductory Spanish 
FR 102 Introductory French 
or GR 102 Introductory German 
or SP 102 Introductory Spanish 
FR 201 Intermediate French 
or GR 201 Intermediate German 
or SP 201 Intermediate Spanish 
FR 202 Intermediate French 
or GR 202 Intermediate German 
or SP 202 Intermediate Spanish
FL 495 Senior Thesis* 0
FL 498 Senior Seminar 1
Choose 6 hours from the following OR 3 hours from the following and 3 hours from a non-primary language  6
FL 100 Introduction to Language
FL 101/FL 101H Introduction to Global Studies 
FL 201 Global Perspectives through Study Abroad
FL 204/FL 204H Introduction to Latin American Studies
FL 301 Culture through Cinema 
FL 490 Special Topics in International Studies
Non-primary language courses:
ARB 101 Elementary Arabic I
CE 101 Elementary Chinese I
FR 101 Introductory French (cannot be used if French is the primary language selected)
GR 101 Introductory German (cannot be used if German is the primary language selected)
ITA 101 Elementary Italian I
JP 101 Elementary Japanese I
KO 101 Introductory Korean
PT 101 Elementary Portuguese I
RU 101 Elementary Russian I
SP 101 Introductory Spanish (cannot be used if Spanish is the primary language selected)
SWA 101 Elementary Swahili I
TU 101 Elementary Turkish I


 C. Major Concentration Requirements - select one of the following:
Foreign Languages Concentration
Select 27 hours from 300 or 400-level courses in the Primary Language selected 27


Foreign Languages for Commerce Concentration
FR 353 Commercial French 
or GR 353 Commercial German 
or SP 353 Spanish Writing for Business
FR 403W Advanced Commercial French 
or GR 403W Advanced Commercial German 
or SP 403W Advanced Spanish for Business
Select 6 hours from 300- level courses in the primary language selected 6
Select 9 hours from 400- level courses in the primary language selected 9


For the Foreign Languages for Commerce Concentration, a minor is required in one of the following areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Management, or Marketing 18-24
Foreign Languages Professional Concentration
  Select 9 hours from 300- level courses in the primary language selected 9
  Select 12 hours from 400- level courses in the primary language selected 12


For the Foreign Languages Professional Concentration, a second major is required in consultation with the department
D. General Elective hours, if required, to bring total to 120 hours.

 Fulfills computer literacy requirement.


NOTE:  This page is based upon the 2022/2023 UNA Catalog.
Courses and descriptions are subject to change without notice.


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