Romance Languages - A.B.

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Degree & Major: Romance Languages - A.B.
College Name: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Department Name: Romance Languages
Kate Daley-Bailey
233 Gilbert Hall
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

Description: Students majoring in Romance languages will take courses that combine the study of literature, language, culture, and linguistics, which will lead to a development of language proficiency and an understanding of the cultures of areas of the world where these languages are spoken.

Career Opportunities: Many students majoring in Romance Languages will become teachers or go on to graduate school, but proficiency in two foreign languages also helps majors find employment in the public and private sectors.
of Transfer Students:
For one of the two languages chosen, four beginning and intermediate semester language courses equivalent to UGA FREN/ITAL/PORT/SPAN 1001-2002 are required. Study abroad courses can be used to fulfill part or all of these prerequisites, upon permission of advisors in the department.
Special Requirements: A minimum grade of "C" (2.0) is required in course work for this major.

No student may receive credit for any course which is a prerequisite to a course for which college credit has already been received. Exceptions may be made only by the head of the department.

Certain courses in the Department of Romance Languages are not open to native speakers of that language. A native speaker is defined as a person who graduated from a secondary school in which the language of instruction was French, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish.
Scholarships: An undergraduate study abroad prize in the amount of $500 is awarded annually to a student majoring in any of the degree programs in the department of Romance Languages. For more information contact Dr. Noel Fallows,(706)542-3121,
Study Abroad: The Department of Romance Languages encourages all students to participate in an accredited study abroad program for an academic year, a semester, or the summer. Prior departmental approval is required for credit. Contact the Office of Global Engagement (706-542-2900) for information about programs. Check with the department for the maximum number of hours that will count for a major or minor.
Other Learning Opportunities: Lyon Student Exchange Program.
Student Organizations: 1. Delta Phi (French Honor Society): Jonathan Krell

2. FROG (hhtp://

3. Language Communities ( (French and Spanish)

4. "Il circolo" (informal gathering): Dr. Thomas Peterson

5. Brazilian Students Association (

Cristiano Nuernberg
Available Graduate Programs: Our students receive excellent preparation for admission into highly competitive graduate programs