2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

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

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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.

General Education - University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits

Language and World Trade Interdisciplinary Concentration: 72-80 Credits

Language Courses: 41 Credits

Major Language Electives: 8 Credits

(complete two courses in the chosen language, at the 300/400-level)

  • FREN 300-499 (8)
  • GER 300-499 (8)
  • SPAN 300-499 (8)

French, German, or Spanish for Business: 4 Credits

(complete one course in the chosen language)

Language for Business: 4 Credits

(complete one course 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

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

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