Foreign Language Majors
Majoring in a foreign language? Here are some ways to combine your major with an international studies minor.
Further your language and cultural skills by gaining knowledge of global issues from a variety of interdisciplinary classes and faculty. This useful combination is designed to create well-informed, multilingual citizens for our increasingly globalized world.
Complete Both Degrees Locally
- Declare your Foreign Language Major (Spanish, French, or German) and your International Studies Minor
For International Studies, you can complete your 6 credits through a combination of the following:
- Additional foreign language courses (3000 level or above).
- Complete an internship located locally or abroad
- Complete a study abroad program
- Participate in Model United Nations
Complete International Studies Minor Abroad
- Declare your Foreign Language Major in Spanish or French. (German is not currently available for the full abroad component; however, some courses could be completed. Please see an adviser.
- Declare your International Studies Minor and choose from our Spanish and French speaking partners
- You can then complete your minor in one or two semesters abroad. Please take at least 1010 and 1020 of your respective language courses before departure.
- Take POLS 2100: Introduction to International Politics at Weber State.This course is offered every semester either online or in-person.
- Transfer courses back to Weber State.
- Complete major when returned to WSU.
Complete Minor Either Locally or Abroad
Complete a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) either locally or abroad in Spanish, French, German, or Japanese.
Take a combination of 3 minors, such as:
- Japanese, Asian Studies, and International Studies
- Spanish, Latin American Studies, and International Studies
- French/German, European Studies, and International Studies
- Linguistics, Localization, and International Studies