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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Romance Languages - BA

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Foundational Courses

Foundational Courses must be completed before embarking upon the major. In the case of the major in Romance Languages, Foundational courses vary with the foreign languages selected for the major. Students with appropriate background may be exempted from some or all Foundational Courses. See department for proper placement.

Major (36 cr)

Intended for students who want to specialize in two Romance languages.

  • Required: 34100 and 34200 in each of two chosen languages (12 cr)

- and -

  • 9 credits in advanced literature in each of the two languages (18 cr)
  • 3 credits in culture or translation in each of the two languages (6 cr)

Minor (12 cr)

Students majoring in one or more Romance languages take as a minor 12 credits in one field of study that leads to a BA degree, which must be approved by the departmental adviser.


Students qualified to graduate with departmental honors must take an honors course or equivalent approved by the departmental advisers. Departmental honors will be conferred upon a recommendation from the appropriate departmental committee. Candidates must present a paper of at least 7,000 typewritten words in the language of specialization. Consult the department for further information.

Graduate Study

Qualified seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their discipline may be admitted to graduate level courses. Permission must be secured from the chair and then forwarded to the dean. Consult the graduate catalog for requirements and regulations.

Study Abroad

All study abroad programs are open to students from Hunter College and other accredited institutions. Majors and minors in the Department of Romance Languages are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad programs (see adviser for GPA requirements).

Qualified students can apply for financial aid and STOCS grants.

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