Language & Culture Study Requirement

For students incoming as of fall 2010, the Literature Program includes a language requirement that can be completed as follows:

Literature Studies Track and Secondary Education Certification Track

Language & Culture Study may be met by any 1 of 4 options. Meet with your Preceptor to assure fulfillment of requirement.

  • Option 1: The student completes the study of one language through the Intermediate II level with a grade of C or better. (This normally calls for four semesters of study in one language.) (4-16 credits)
  • Option 2: The student completes one of the following interdisciplinary culture studies minors: Africana Studies, Disability Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Global Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin and Caribbean Studies, or Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. LITT courses used to satisfy the minor may not be used for the major except as electives/cognates. (Minor requirements: 20-21 credits)
  • Option 3: The student completes one semester of study abroad. Credit transfer varies.
  • Option 4: The student “tests out” of the Languages & Culture Studies requirement by achieving a score of “Intermediate Mid” on the ACTFL oral proficiency exam.

For information on testing consult: http://www.actfl.org/assessment-professional-development/assessments-the-actfl-testing-office?pageid=3642

Creative Writing Track

Language & Culture Study may be met by any 1 of 4 options. Meet with your Preceptor to assure fulfillment of requirement.

  • Option 1: The student completes the study of one language through the Beginning II level with a grade of C or better. (This normally calls for two semesters of study in one language.) (4-8 credits)
  • Option 2: The student completes one of the following interdisciplinary culture studies minors: Africana Studies, Disability Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Global Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin and Caribbean Studies, or Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. LITT courses used to satisfy the minor may not be used for the major except as electives/cognates. (Minor requirements: 20-21 credits)
  • Option 3: The student completes one semester of study abroad. Credit transfer varies.
  • Option 4: The student “tests out” of the Languages & Culture Studies requirement by achieving a score of 300 on the Language Program’s Language Placement Test or for languages not taught at Stockton, “Novice High” on the ACTFL oral proficiency exam or other approved testing option. Students who were raised in the country

For information on testing consult: http://www.actfl.org/professional-development/proficiency-assessments-the-actfl-testing-office?pageid=3642

 

Theatre Studies Track

No Language Requirement. Students are encouraged to complete at least one year of language study.