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Minor in Modern Languages

Minors courses are taught in lecture/lab format by native and near-native speakers. Foreign study is encouraged. The last 6 hours must be completed in residence at Oklahoma City University.

Requirements for Modern Languages Minors

The minor requires 18 hours in the same language, including the elementary courses. 

The last 6 hours must be completed in residence.

Recommended electives

  • 6 hours of another foreign language
  • Critical Reading and Writing, taught by the English Department. 
  • Courses in: 
  • English and Continental Literature
  • History of Philosophy

History or Political Science courses related to the countries where the foreign languages are spoken. 

International Business Students

A degree in International Business requires a minor and an Internship. Minors are available in German, French, Spanish, and Chinese.

Minor in Chinese

Required Credit Hours: 18


CHIN 1113 Beginning Chinese I (3 hrs)
CHIN 1213 Beginning Chinese II (3 hrs)
CHIN 2113 Intermediate Chinese I (3 hrs)
CHIN 2213 Intermediate Chinese II (3 hrs)
Two elective Chinese courses (6 hrs)

Minor in Spanish

Required Credit Hours: 18


SPAN 1113 Beginning Spanish I
SPAN 1213 Beginning Spanish II
SPAN 2113 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 2213 Intermediate Spanish II
Two elective Spanish courses


If you score above a 22 on the ACT/100 SAT with a 3.0 GPA, you qualify for: 

Academic scholarships from $1,700–$8,000 per year

Departmental scholarships from $3,000–$11,000 per year

Learn more about financial aid at OKCU