A minor in World Languages and Cultures allows students to acquire valuable skills that employers demand. UCM students majoring in International Studies, Criminal Justice, Business, Communication Studies, and English often pursue a Political Science minor. Consider also combining another course of study with languages for a dual degree. Whatever your career goal, the Modern Language program has a minor that will add value to your UCM degree!
The event will be held for language students in grades 6 through 12.
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Dr. Boney began teaching at the University of Central Missouri after directing the undergraduate German language program at the University of Kentucky.
She received a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of arts in English and German from Georgia Southern University.
You’ll have the opportunity to experience another culture directly by going abroad.
You’ll gain a global understanding to complement any field of study.
Apart from linguistic and cultural proficiency, a major or minor in a language tells a potential employer that you are flexible in learning and thinking.
Students who have taken high school language courses (French, German or Spanish) may enroll beyond the Elementary I level, and may apply for Validated Credit for the class(es) skipped. A student completing Elementary II with a grade of C or higher will receive three additional credit hours at no tuition charge; a student completing Intermediate I with a grade of C or higher will receive six additional credit hours at no tuition charge.
Please note that you will NOT be able to enroll yourself in courses above the Elementary I level. If you wish to be enrolled in Elementary II or Intermediate I, please email:
In the email, please include the following:
- Your name
- Your 700#
- The name and CRN of the course you wish to enroll in
- The number of years in the language taken in high school
Not sure which class to take?
While there are some course restrictions regarding prior experience (see course descriptions), many students will have some flexibility in their decision. For further guidance on which class is right for you, the following placement exams are available:
Click here for the Spanish placement exam: