Fourteen semester credit hours of one foreign language.
(Six hours will count as core hours; eight hours will count as foreign language hours.)
The first semester of the foreign language requirement (FLR) will count under Language, Philosophy & Culture as core requirements and the second semester of the FLR will count under Cultural and Global Understanding as core requirements. Students who take another course in these categories will exceed the 120 hour degree plan. International students who are native speakers of a language other than English may satisfy this requirement by petitioning the Foreign Language Department to verify proficiency in another language with the major college dean’s approval. This waiver applies to all degree programs. A foreign language waiver does not exempt a student from the general humanities requirement. Students may earn credit by passing an examination prior to registration that allows them to enroll in advanced courses (see proficiency exams). The reduced credit in the first and second semester of language courses result from counting 3 hours as core and 1 hour toward the FLR.
Graduation requirements at Midwestern State University include passing the Writing Proficiency Exam, to be taken after the student has completed 60 hours of coursework and before they have accrued 90 hours. Students failing the exam must pass ENGL 2113 - Intermediate Composition & Grammar.
The college can retain student work as desired for reference or exhibition purposes. If the student, upon due notification, does not claim his/her work after a three-month period, the University will have the right to dispose of it.