Languages and Cultures

Certificate in Modern Language and Study Abroad


Students seeking the certificate must complete language courses at UMSL and abroad. The Center for International Studies and Languages and Cultures cooperate in offering the Certificate. 

1) Modern Language Study at UMSL 
Students must select one of the following languages and complete the required courses at UMSL. Total: 6 credit hours (8 hours for Spanish).

A. French
FRENCH 2170 Intermediate French Language and Culture 
FRENCH 2180 Readings in French
B. German
GERMAN 2170 Intermediate Practice in Speaking and Writing German 
GERMAN 2180 Intermediate Readings in German
C. Spanish
SPANISH 2172 Spanish Composition + 2172A Grammar for Spanish Composition
SPANISH 2180  Readings in Spanish  + 2180A 
D. Japanese
JAPAN 2102 Intermediate Japanese II
JAPAN 3201 Intermediate Japanese III

2) Foreign Language Study Abroad 
Students must complete a minimum of two additional, three credit hour courses taught in the target language, at a foreign university that is affiliated with the UMSL Study Abroad Program, with the goal of increasing linguistic competence. All courses must be approved by Language faculty members. 

Application for Certificate in Modern Language and Study Abroad


For futher information contact Beth Landers.