2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

World Languages and Cultures Minor

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Students in any discipline may choose to pursue a specially designed world languages and cultures minor consisting of six courses in a combination of world languages at any level, excluding courses taken to satisfy the general education requirement, and created in consultation with a WLAC faculty advisor.

World Languages & Cultures Minor: 24 Credits

World Language Courses (any level): 16 Credits

(choose 16 credits–lower or upper-level–from any of the following world languages)

American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Chinese, Haitian Creole, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Vietnamese*

World Language Courses (200-level only): 8 Credits

(choose 8 credits–two courses, at the 200-level–from any of the following world languages)

  • Arabic: ARAB 201-206
  • Chinese: CHIN 201-206
  • Haitian Creole: CREO 201-202 
  • French: FREN 201-252 
  • German: GER 201-252
  • Hindi: HIND 201-206
  • Italian: ITAL 201-202
  • Japanese: JAPN 201-206 
  • Korean: KORE 201-206
  • Portuguese: PORT 201-202 
  • Russian: RUSS 201-205
  • Spanish: SPAN 201-203
  • Swahili: SWAH 201-202 
  • Thai: THAI 201-206

Total Required Credits: 24

*VIET courses only available at the 100-level at this time.

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