2018-2019 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Language & World Trade Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.)


The language and world trade interdisciplinary concentration, offered in cooperation with the School of Business, is a comprehensive combination of linguistic skills and essential business knowledge. It concludes with an international trade internship. Completion of this interdisciplinary concentration satisfies general education foreign language and social science requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences. Students majoring in language and world trade may choose a specialty in French, German, Spanish, or another world language offered by the WLAC department.

Required Courses


General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits


Click here  to view the General Education - University Core Curriculum requirements.

General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits


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Language & World Trade Interdisciplinary Concentration: 72-80 Credits


Language Courses: 41 Credits


Major Language Electives: 8 Credits

Complete two in the chosen language, at the 300/400-level:

  • FREN 300:499
  • GER 300:499
  • SPAN 300:499
French, German, or Spanish for Business: 4 Credits

Complete one in the chosen language:

Language for Business: 4 Credits

Complete one in the chosen language or choose the WLAC version:

One Year of a Second Language: 8 Credits

Complete one year (two courses) in a DIFFERENT language

Business and Mathematics Courses: 31 Credits


General Electives: 0-7 Credits


Total Required Credits: 128-131


* Four of the language credits are included in the General Education Requirements ; the balance will be applied towards General Electives. ECON 201  will satisfy the general education social science requirement.
** Students who score high enough on placement criteria may register for these courses.
*** Spanish majors only.