Requirements

Requirements

Basic requirements for a major in Modern Languages are 30 credits in upper-division courses in the department and successful completion of the comprehensive examination in the senior year. The comprehensive may be attempted only twice in one academic year. Seniors may be invited to undertake a senior thesis.

The department recommends the following electives: Art 1311 and 1312 (History of Art and Architecture), advanced art history courses, History 3313 and 3314 (Modern Europe I and II), and Education 5354 (Introduction to Linguistics). It cooperates with the Education Department in preparing students for secondary school certification in French, German and Spanish.

News

Our Kids at Heart: The Evangelizing Power of Catholic Education

"You bring me a letter of acceptance to a Catholic school for your child, and I promise your child will attend Catholic school." This is the promise Father Mark Hamlet, BA '68 MBA '70, makes to his congregation at every Mass. The pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Austin, Hamlet has spent much of his ministry advocating for Catholic school education through his nonprofit foundation, Our Kids at Heart.

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Junior Computer Science Major Interns at Google

This past summer, Yeabkal Wubshit, BA '20, earned the internship that every computer science major dreams of: a position at Google -- and spent the summer working on infrastructures for Google Service Accounts at Google's office in Sunnyvale, California.

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Distinguished Alumni Excel in Human Endeavor

The University of Dallas will celebrate the extraordinary achievements of four alumni with its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Award recipients Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, MTS '00, Laura Felis Quinn, BS '86 MBA '18, Judy Kelly, BA '63, and John Parker, BA '83 MBA '89, will be honored for their contributions to their professions, communities and the University of Dallas.

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