Applied Language

Requirements for a B.A. in Applied Language:

DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts

Liberal Arts Core 49 credits
Applied Language 42 credits
Open Electives 29 credits
Total 120 credits

Major in Applied Language:

Major in Applied Languages offered by department of Modern Languages is designed to give students the comprehensive knowledge and skills needed in the helping professions or public policy. By combining language and cultural/policy courses, the student will be well prepared to succeed in these fields. The major consists of two tracks, both have the same language component. A senior year internship will serve as Outcomes Assessment.

Major in Applied Language: Helping Professions Track (42 Credits).

Students taking this track will complete the following courses:

Language courses (21 Credits):

SP201: Intermediate Spanish I
SP202: Intermediate Spanish II
SP321: Advanced Grammar I
SP325: Spanish Conversation and Composition I
SP326: Spanish Conversation and Composition II
SP329: Hispanic Civilization I
SP330: Hispanic Civilization II

Helping Professions courses (21 Credits):

PS261: Interpersonal Relations
PS313: Counseling Psychology
PS318: Cross Cultural Counseling
SO330: Sociology of Marriage and Family
SO323: Sociology of Racial and Cultural Groups
SO/AN/CJ410: Seminar: Topics in Anthropology, Sociology and Criminal Justice
LA487: Field Internship (Outcomes Assessment)

Major in Applied Language: Public Policy Track (42 Credits)

Students taking this track will complete the following courses.

Language courses (21 Credits):
SP201: Intermediate Spanish I
SP202: Intermediate Spanish II
SP321: Advanced Grammar I
SP325: Spanish Conversation and Composition I
SP326: Spanish Conversation and Composition II
SP329: Hispanic Civilization I
SP330: Hispanic Civilization II

Public Policy Courses (21 Credits):

PO225: American Government
PO230: State and Local Government
PO372: Public Administration
PO375: Public Policy
SO224: Social Change
SO231: Sociology of Poverty
LA487: Field Internship (Outcomes Assessment)