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Languages, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Content

Majors choose 2 languages in which to specialize from all those offered at UNM (Latin, ancient Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Navajo, Old English, Sign Language, and others), as well as courses in linguistics and the history of languages.

The Languages Major allows students to get a general introduction to the study of languages with a specialization in two languages of the student’s choice.

The Languages Minor allows students to specialize in two languages of the student’s choice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Latin or Greek
  • Linguistics
  • One of two: French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
  • English courses such as History of the English Language, Old English, or Comparative Literature

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Start practicing IELTS today!
  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Curriculum should include the following courses:

  • English - 4 units with at least 1 composition course in the 11th or 12th grade.
  • Mathematics - 4 units: Typically college preparatory courses at the Algebra I content/skill level and higher. 
  • Social Science - 3 units: one unit should be U.S. History, other courses might include additional history courses, sociology and psychology.
  • Physical Science - 3 units: two courses should be laboratory science such as Biology, Chemistry or Physics. 
  • Foreign Language - 2 units of a single language other than English or demonstrated proficiency equal to a typical second level course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    269 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Albuquerque

  • 870 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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