Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Romance Languages Major (BA)

Romance Languages Major - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Please see the UNLV College of Liberal Arts, World Languages and Cultures web page at http://unlv.edu/wlc for information about department programs, faculty and facilities. 


Please see advising information at the UNLV Wilson Advising Center at https://www.unlv.edu/liberalarts/wac.


Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org 

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will achieve intermediate to advanced comprehension skills in Italian, in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

2. Students will be able to think critically in Italian.

3. Students will acquire cultural and intercultural knowledge in the target language.

4. Students will understand the basic history of the development of Italian from Latin.

University Graduation Requirements 

Please see Graduation Policies for complete information.

Romance Language Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits

General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 36-40 Credits

First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3

English Composition - Credits: 6

Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3

Constitutions - Credits: 4-6

Mathematics - Credits: 3

Distribution Requirement - Credits: 18-19

Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts
    • Automatically satisfied by Major requirement
  • Social Science: 9 Credits
  • ​Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 9-10 Credits​
    • and two courses from life & physical sciences category; at least one must be a lab.

Multicultural and International

Multicultural, one 3 credit course required

International, one 3 credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/students

Major Requirement - BA in Romance Languages - Subtotal: 60 Credits

May substitute three credits in each of primary language concentration, secondary language concentration, and Latin with the following WLC classes, up to a maximum of nine credits. 

Humanities Credits: 6

Fine Arts - Credits: 6

Secondary Language Concentration - French or Spanish - Credits: 12

Electives - Credits: 20-24

Total Credits: 120