Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Major: Global Languages and Communities Concentration (LLCU)—B.A.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 27 hours at or above the 300 course level

AOS Code: U380

Service-Learning Requirement

Students must complete a high-impact Intercultural Experience requirement that can be met by study abroad, an LLC service-learning course*, residence in the Global Village learning community, certificate of completion of the Global Leadership Program, Disciplinary Honors, or approval by the Program Director.

*LLC service-learning courses:

LLC 389LLC Service Learning

3

LLC 399Cultural Immersion through Community-Based Service Learning

3

LLC 599Community-Based Service Learning

3

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements under General Education Program in the University Requirements section. See the GEC Course Summary Table for approved courses.

GLT—Literature (6 s.h.)

Student selects 6 s.h. from GLT list.

GFA—Fine Arts (3.s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GFA list.

GPR—Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GPR list.

GHP—Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GHP list.

GNS—Natural Sciences (6–7 s.h.)

Student selects 6–7 s.h. from GNS list. One must include a laboratory course. Each must have a different course prefix.

GMT—Mathematics (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GMT list.

GRD—Reasoning and Discourse (6 s.h.)

ENG 101College Writing I

or

FMS 115Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I

3

or

RCO 101College Writing I

3

Student selects additional 3 s.h. from GRD list.

GSB—Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 s.h.)

Student selects 6 s.h. from GSB list.

II General Education Marker Requirements

See complete GEC requirements under General Education Program in the University Requirements section. See the GEC Course Summary Table for approved courses.

GL/GN—Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives

four (4) courses carrying GL/GN markers; at least one course must carry the GN marker

One SI (Speaking Intensive) Course

In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One WI (Writing Intensive) Course

In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

III College of Arts and Sciences Additional Requirements (CAR)

See CAR requirements in the Academic Units section. See the GEC Course Summary Table for approved CAR courses.

GMO/GPM—Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GPM or GMO list, depending on category used to satisfy GHP requirement.

GLS/GPS—Natural Sciences (3–4 s.h.)

Student selects 3–4 s.h. from GLS or GPS list.

GSB—Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GSB list with a different departmental prefix than chosen to fulfill GE Core GSB requirement.

GFL—Foreign Language (0–12 s.h.)

intermediate-level proficiency in one language, demonstrated by placement test, or completion of course work through course number 204/241

WI—Writing Intensive Courses

a total of four WI courses

IV Major Requirements

No requirement for the concentration can be met by a grade lower than C-. Minimum 27 semester hours at the 300 level or above, including:

A. LLC Core Course

One chosen from the following:

LLC 120Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts

3

LLC 130Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption

3

LLC 250Global Cultures Through Film: Angles of Vision

3

or other approved course approved by the Program Director

B. Concentration Requirements

1. Language

Minimum of 12 s.h. in CHI, FRE, GER, JNS, RUS, or SPA at or above the 300 course level.

  • Must include courses that develop writing skills and textual analysis.
  • A maximum of 3 s.h. achieved by Special Exam may count toward the major.

All majors must demonstrate proficiency at or above the 204 level in a second language (other than English)*.

*The program director may exempt this requirement.

2. LLC Courses

a. Twelve (12) s.h. selected from the following:
LLC 222Foundational Topics in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

3

LLC 300Linguistics across Cultures

3

LLC 340Topics: Languages for Professions

3

LLC 355Topics in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

3

LLC 455Advanced Topics: Rebels and Revolutionaries in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

3

LLC 568/HIS 568African History and Cultures through Film

3

or a language sequence that may (but not necessarily) start at 101

b. One of the following:
LLC 389LLC Service Learning

3

LLC 399Cultural Immersion through Community-Based Service Learning

3

LLC 599Community-Based Service Learning

3

or another service-learning course approved by the director

V Electives

Electives sufficient to complete the 122 semester hours required for degree.


 

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