Minor Requirements

Students may earn a minor in French, Italian, or Spanish by completing 28 GRADED credits in upper-division (300- or 400-level) courses, passed with C- or better, in one language area. Internship credits, always taken Pass/No Pass, DO NOT apply toward major or minor requirements.

A. Language. Twelve (12) graded, upper-division credits from the following:
FR: 301, 302, 303, 3071, 320, 416, 425
ITAL: 301, 303, 305, 3071, 320
SPAN: 301, 303, 305, 308, 3071, 311 (L2)2 or 312 (SHL)2, 320

B. Advanced work. Twelve (12) graded, upper-division credits of literature, linguistics, translation, or film IN RESIDENCE on the Eugene campus:
FR: 3123-319, 330-407, 425 or above 
ITAL: 317-319, 407 or above
SPAN: 320-353, 407 or above

C. Elective. Four (4) graded, upper-division credits in literature, linguistics, film, grammar, culture, etc. Must be taught in the target language and address the target culture(s).


2 credits, can be taken twice

L2 = Second language learners have acquired Spanish by learning the majority of the target language in the classroom. SHL= Heritage learners have acquired the majority of the target language in the home or community (not the classroom). Students may earn credit for either 311 or 312, but not both.

3 Students who have taken FR 303 will not receive credit for FR 312.

To declare a major or minor – or to ask questions about RL classes – please schedule an appointment with the Global Connections Flight Path team of Tykeson College and Career Advising. See instructions here:



Director of Undergraduate Studies
Gina Herrmann
220 Friendly Hall