Students seeking the certificate must complete language courses at UMSL and abroad. The Center for International Studies and the Department of Language and Cultural Studies cooperate in offering the Certificate.
- Modern language study at UMSL
Students must select one of the following languages and complete the required courses at UMSL. Total: 6 credit hours. (8 hours for Spanish)
|FRENCH 2170||Intermediate French Language and Culture||3|
|FRENCH 2180||Readings in French||3|
|GERMAN 2170||Intermediate Practice in Speaking and Writing German||3|
|GERMAN 2180||Intermediate Readings In German||3|
|SPANISH 2172||Spanish Composition||4|
|SPANISH 2180||Readings In Spanish||4|
|JAPAN 2102||Intermediate Japanese II||5|
|JAPAN 3201||Intermediate Japanese III||4|
2. Foreign language study abroad
Students must complete a minimum of two additional three credit hour courses taught in the target language at a foreign university that is affiliated with the UMSL Study Abroad Program, with the goal of increasing linguistic competence. All courses must be approved by Language faculty members.
Students should consult the study abroad advisor in International Studies and Programs to select a site for their study abroad experience. Then, students should consult their advisor in the Department of Language and Cultural Studies to select appropriate courses.