MINOR REQUIREMENTS 2018-2019
6 courses of 3 units or more, 22 units minimum
The minor in Modern Languages is offered to students who want to supplement the course
work in their major with course work in modern languages and literatures.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade and may not be used towards any other
major or minor. Only grades of ‘C’ and above may count towards the minor.
1. A minimum of 16 units (4 courses and 8 units per language)
at the intermediate level (second year) or beyond, not including conversational,
oral communication, business, or medical language courses in two languages other
than English offered at Stanford can qualify.
2. At least two additional course, of 3 units or more, one in each
modern language being studied in the minor.
These courses must be taught by Academic Council members
or other senior members of the Stanford faculty.
Advanced Placement credit and transfer credit do not apply to this minor.
All courses applied to this minor must be Stanford and/or OSP courses.
Students are recommended to study, work, or intern abroad for at least
eight weeks at a location where one of the languages is spoken.
Bing Overseas Studies second-year language courses may count.
Courses must be approved prior to the student’s arrival overseas.
Download attachment for a list of pre-approved oversea literature courses