The Minor(s)

1. French Minor (Liberal Arts)

Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as International Business, Foreign Service, Library Science or Tourism.
  • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum
  • Required Courses:
    • French 203, 204 (core courses), two language courses from 301, 303, 304, or 312 (6 crs.); one literature course from 315, 318, or 321 (3 crs.); one culture course from 306, 308, 309, 330 or 331 (3 crs.); plus one elective from upper-level French offerings (3 crs.) 

2.  French Minor (Elementary and Secondary Education)

Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction Licensure.

  • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum

  • Required Courses:

    • French 203, 204 (core courses), three language courses from: French 301, 303, 304, 312; one literature course from: French 315, 318, or 321; one culture course from 306 or 308, 309, 330 or 331. 

 

3.  German Minor (Liberal Arts)

Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as International Business, Foreign Service, Library Science or Tourism.

  • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum

  • Required Courses:

    • German 203, 204 (core courses); two language courses from: German 301, 304, 312, 314; one literature course from: 308, 315, 318, 321, 327; one culture course from: 306, 313, 323, 325, 330.
  • Electives: One elective from upper-level German offerings.

 

4. German Minor (Elementary and Secondary Education)

Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction Licensure.

  • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum

  • Required Courses:

    • German 203, 204 (core courses); three language courses from:  German 301, 304, 312, 314; one literature course from: 308, 315, 318, 321, 327; one culture course from 306, 313, 323, 325, 330.

5. Japanese Language and Culture Minor

Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as International Business, Foreign Service, Library Science, Tourism, Journalism, Engineering or Radio-TV.

  • Required Units (crs.): 25 minimum

  • Required Courses:

    • Japanese 110, 111, 210, 211, 310; and two courses from the following: Art 317, English 221, 240, 361/561, Environmental Studies/English 244, History 375, 376, International Studies 312, Japanese 305, 311, 315, 320, 331, 332, 360, Religious Studies 337, 344,  345.

6. Spanish Minor (Liberal Arts)

Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as Tourism, Social Work, Human Services, Library Science, International Business, Nursing, Foreign Service, Criminal Justice, Journalism or Radio-TV.

  • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum

    • In order to count towards the minor, students must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in each 300-400 level course taken.
  • Required Courses:

    • Spanish 203, 204 (core courses).
    • Spanish 300, 312, 301; or for native speakers, 301, 310, 311 (9 crs.)
  • Electives: Sufficient courses (6 crs.) from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement: All electives must be upper level courses. Spanish 360 Special Topics, may be repeated for credit.

7.  Spanish Minor (Elementary and Secondary Education)

Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction Licensure.

  • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

    • In order to count towards the minor, students must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in each 300-400 level course taken.
  • Required Courses:

    • Spanish 203, 204 (core courses).
    • Spanish 300, 312, 301; or for native speakers, 310, 311, 301         (9 crs.) 
  • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement (9 crs.) All electives must be upper level courses. Spanish 360 Special Topics, may be repeated for credit. 

Certificates

1. Chinese

Recommended for students in any degree program seeking to make substantial progress toward elementary, working proficiency in Madarin Chinese.
  • Required Units (crs.): 15 
  • Required Courses: 15 crs.
    • Chinese 211  4 crs.
    • Chinese 310  4 crs.
    • Chinese 311  4 crs.
    • Chinese 315  3 crs.
  • Other Requirements:
    • Three (3) of the eleven (11) 300-level credits must be taken via UW Oshkosh coursework.  Students must achieve a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each course taken for the Certificate.

2.  French

Recommended for students in any degree program seeking to develop working proficiency in French.

  • Required Units (crs.): 9-11 
  • Required Courses: 6-8 crs.
    • French 203  3 crs. 
    • French 204 or French 248 (3-5 crs.)
  • Other Requirements: 3 crs.
    • One (1) course from the following:
      • French 301 or 304 or 312 (3 crs.)
  • Electives: 6 crs.
    • Six (6) credits from the following 300-level courses:
      • French 301, 303, 304, 306, 308, 309, 312, 315, 318, 321, 330, 331.
      • Three (3) of the nine (9) 300-level credits must be taken via UW Oshkosh coursework.  
      • Students must achieve a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each course taken for the Certificate.

3.  German

Recommended for students in any degree program seeking to develop working proficiency in German.

  • Required Units (crs.): 15-17
  • Required Courses: 6-8 crs.
    • German 203  3 crs. 
    • German 204 or German 248  3-5 crs. 
  • Other Requirements: 3 crs.
    • One (1) course from the following:
      • German 301 or 304 or 312 (3 crs.)
  • Electives: 6 crs.
    • Six (6) credits from the following 300-level courses:
      • German 301, 304, 306, 308, 312, 313, 315, 318, 321, 323, 325, 327, 330, 360.
      • Three (3) of the nine (9) 300-level credits must be taken via UW Oshkosh coursework.  
      • Students must achieve a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each course taken for the Certificate.

4.  Japanese

Recommended for students in any degree program seeking to make substantial progress toward elementary, working proficiency in Japanese.

  • Required Units (crs.): 17-18
  • Required Courses: 11-12
    • Japanese 210  4 crs. 
    • Japanese 211 or Japanese 248  4-5 crs.
    • Japanese 310  3 crs. 
  • Electives: 6 crs.
    • Six (6) credits from the following 300-level courses:
      • Japanese 305, 311, 315, 320, 331, 332, 360.
      • Three (3) of the nine (9) 300-level credits must be taken via UW Oshkosh coursework.  
      • Students must achieve a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each course taken for the Certificate.

5.  Spanish

Recommended for students in any degree program seeking to develop working proficiency in Spanish.

  • Required Units (crs.): 15-17 
  • Required Courses: 9-11 crs.
    • Spanish 203  3 crs. 
    • Spanish 204 or Spanish 248   3-5 crs.
    • Spanish 312 or 310  3 crs.
  • Electives: 6 crs.
    • Six (6) credits from the following 300-level courses:
      • Spanish 300, 301, 304, 307, 308, 309, 311, 313, 332, 334, 341, 342, 343.
      • Three (3) of the nine (9) 300-level credits must be taken via UW Oshkosh coursework.  
      • Students must achieve a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each course taken for the Certificate.

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