Minor Requirements

Students may earn a minor in French, Italian, or Spanish by completing 28 GRADED credits in upper-division (300- or 400-level) courses, passed with C- or better, in one language area. Internship credits, always taken Pass/No Pass, DO NOT apply toward major or minor requirements.

French & Italian Minor


Twelve (12) graded, upper-division credits from the following:

  • FR: 301, 302, 303, 307, 320, 416, 425
  • ITAL: 301, 303, 305, 307, 320

FR 307 is worth 2 credits and can be taken twice.

Advanced Work

Twelve (12) graded, upper-division credits of literature, linguistics, translation, or film IN RESIDENCE on the Eugene campus:

  • FR: 312-319, 330-407, 425 or above
  • ITAL: 317-319, 407 or above

Students who have taken FR 303 will not receive credit for FR 312. 


Four (4) graded, upper-division credits in literature, linguistics, film, grammar, culture, etc. Must be taught in the target language and address the target culture(s).


Spanish Minor

Courses used to fulfill the minor requirements must be taken for a letter grade and passed with a grade of C-or better. Coursework transferred in from Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate exams are acceptable with a mark of P*. Further details are available on the department website.

Upper-division SPAN courses taught in Spanish (24 credits)

Elective (4 credits)

Total Credits   28

*12 credits must be taught by UO faculty (in-residence or on approved study abroad/away)

*Elective course (4 credits) may include SPAN 150, 203, 228, 238, 248, LAS 200, HIST 248, or any upper-division SPAN course taught in

Upper-division SPAN courses taught in Spanish:

  • 300-level SPAN courses (301-399)

  • 400-level SPAN courses (407, 410-499)