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.

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UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's Confessions in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God -- they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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How to Build a Shortwave Radio

As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, "All the Light We Cannot See," it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary random, scavenged parts, as Werner does in the book. This is also essentially what Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Physics Jacob Moldenhauer did as well: He scavenged parts from the Physics Department, and built a radio.

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Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed President of University of Dallas

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has unanimously selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, to serve as the university's ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003.

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