MODERN LANGUAGE Q AND A


I want to get a college degree. What courses do I need to take to fulfill the Modern Language requirement?

REQUIREMENTS TO BE FULFILLED

BY HIGH SCHOOL COURSES

BY COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY COURSES

General university elective (101 only)

Language I, II (one year)

Language 101

**OUS (Oregon University System) entry requirement (to get into PSU, UO, OSU, etc.).
**OUS exit requirement for a B.S.

Language III, IV (two years)

Language 102 (second term!!)

General university elective

 

Language 103

Humanities credit requirement

 

Language 201

Humanities credit requirement

 

Language 202

**OUS exit requirement for a B.A.

 

Language 203


I've taken language classes in high school. What course should I enroll in?

If you've taken

..then enroll in

Less than three semesters

Language 101

Three to four semesters

Language 102

Five to six semesters

Language 103

Seven to eight semesters

Language 201

 

Language 202

 

Language 203


What languages do you offer at MHCC?

  • ASL (American Sign Language): First- and second-year sequences..
  • French: First-year sequence.
  • German: First-year sequence.
  • Italian: First-year sequence.
  • Japanese: First- and second-year sequences.
  • Spanish: First- and second-year sequences.

What if I like languages but want to major in something other than languages?

You can:
Minor in a language.
Do a double major in a language and in your other discipline.


What language would benefit me the most?

If you feel a particular affinity to a language, take that language. Go with your natural flow. If you are not certain, here is a broad outline that might help (but its not the last word!):

Health, human services, K-12 education, small local business, politics: Spanish, ASL.
Science, technology, engineering, computers: German, French, Japanese.
Intl business: German, French, Spanish, Japanese.
Fine and performing arts, music: German, French, Italian, Japanese.
International development, Peace Corps, diplomacy: Spanish, French.
Tourism, librarianship: All of the above.

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