Knowledge of other languages and cultures constitutes an ideal complement to any career.
When you minor in a language at Fisher, you benefit from individualized attention and a high level of participation, made possible by small classes and dedicated faculty. Classes are offered in Spanish, French, Italian, and ASL. Combine a language minor with your academic discipline in the natural and social sciences, education, nursing, business, humanities, and arts.
A minor in languages and cultures is flexible and can be built around your personal and professional interests. The program complements virtually any major at Fisher. It consists of 18 credits and students can choose one of two tracks: multiple languages or a single language.
Additional language minors available include Spanish (18 credits), as well as a minor in Spanish/Latino culture for the health professions (20 credits).
Throughout the curriculum, you will actively use the language you are studying as part of the minor. You will also gain critical awareness of cultural variations and issues in world civilizations and global regions where the language is spoken.
Fisher’s extensive study abroad program makes gaining proficiency in your chosen language through immersion easy and exciting.
Quick Guide to Languages at Fisher
There are three considerations when taking a language at Fisher:
- Do you want course credit for your prior coursework? Visit the Credit Transfer Policies page.
- Are you trying to figure out which course to take? Review the Course Sequencing Guidelines in the course catalog.
- Are you in a B.A. program and want to satisfy the language requirement, but do not necessarily expect course credit? Review the program requirements guidelines in the course catalog, as well as information regarding Fisher's Language Placement/Proficiency Exam.