This is an unofficial description for this program. For official information check the Academic Catalog.
Requirements (18 credits):
Required Courses (12 credits): a four-semester sequence of language courses in a single language:
- In French, Italian, German and Spanish for non-heritage speakers, students must reach intermediate level IV (226 level)
- In Spanish for heritage speakers, students must reach Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II (SPAN 291)
- In all other languages, Intermediate Level II must be reached (126 level)
Electives (6 credits):
6 credits of directed electives approved by the Chair of the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, including advanced study of the language. If no other language courses are offered, directed electives may include courses in other disciplines taught in English, dealing with the communities or countries where the target language is used. Availability of intermediate level courses is subject to sufficient enrollment for course to be offered.
For non-heritage speakers:
For heritage speakers:
6 CREDITS of Directed Electives approved by the Chair of the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, including further study of the target language or – if no other language courses are offered – courses in other disciplines taught in English, dealing with the communities or countries where the target language is used.
6 credits of directed electives
6 credits of directed electives are required to complete the minor.
Total Credit Hours: 18
ASL 125 and ASL 126 were approved in Spring 2016, and should replace ML 125 and ML 126, as part of required courses for Minor in America Sign Language. Students may take advantage of coursework offered through the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education, particularly if required courses in the language are not available at CCSU. For more information about the Hartford Consortium, click here.