The Turkish minor provides a core curriculum in language study, supplemented by coursework in related areas, which students can choose. Students completing the Turkish minor are required to take 4 semesters of Turkish language courses and one elective, for a total of 17 credits. To declare a Turkish minor, students must visit Student Records in 140 Thackeray Hall and submit an Academic Plan Change Form, available in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Student Toolkit.
Core Courses (14 credits)
These courses comprise four semesters of language study:
- TURKSH 0101 - Turkish 1 (4 credits)
- TURKSH 0102 - Turkish 2 (4 credits)
- TURKSH 0103 - Turkish 3 (3 credits)
- TURKSH 0104 - Turkish 4 (3 credits)
1 Elective Course (3 credits)
Below is a list of courses that can be taken as an elective to fulfill the Turkish minor. Other courses may be considered, but require approval by the LCTL Center.
- TURKSH 0105 - Turkish 5
- TURKSH 0106 - Turkish 6
- TURKSH 0107 - Turkish 7
- TURKSH 0108 - Turkish 8
- TURKSH 1615 - Turkish Culture and Society
- TURKSH 1909 - Special Topics in Turkish
- LING 1263 - Cross Cultural Communication
- LING 1951 - Languages of the World
- HIST 0752 - Empires of the Steppe
- HIST 1175/PS 1348 - Xenophobia in Modern Europe
- HIST 1753 - The Ottoman Empire (1300-1923)
- RELGST 0455/HIST 0756 - Introduction to Islamic Civilization
For more information about the scope of the Turkish Program at Pitt, see our Turkish Language Page.