Romanian (Minor)

At a Glance: program details

Minor Map

Become a part of the largest Romanian program in the United States and discover what makes Romania a vibrant member of the European Union.

Program Description

The Romanian minor program provides students with the means to develop their interests in social, cultural and political matters while advancing their Romanian language skills.

Program Requirements

The Romanian minor consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours, including nine credit hours of required core language courses and nine credit hours of upper-division electives. At least 12 credit hours must be upper division. Students choose from either the Romanian Advanced Language track or the Romanian Culture track for the upper-division electives. A minimum of six credit hours must be completed in residence at ASU. All courses must completed with a grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or higher.
Required Core Language Courses -- 9 credit hours
Notes: Only three credit hours of ROM 202 apply to the minor. The extra credit hour will be applied to university electives.
Upper-Division Electives (choose one track) -- 9 credit hours
Upper Division Advanced Language or Culture Track (9)
Romanian Advanced Language Track
Romanian Culture Track
Course substitutions are permitted for heritage speakers and other advanced speakers of Romanian.
ROM 101 through 201 are not applicable to the minor.
Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

Enrollment Requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

Incompatible Majors: None

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

Students who wish to add a minor in Romanian to the bachelor's degree program they are pursuing may do so by contacting the School of International Letters and Cultures advising office.

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and minor.

Career Outlook

Minor programs allow students to develop additional competencies that complement the marketable knowledge and skills they acquire in their majors.

A minor in Romanian studies helps students with communication and cultural competency skills as they pursue careers in political analysis, education, tourism and hospitality, the military, sociology, marketing or other various fields.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

Community Health Workers

  • Growth: 14.1%
  • Median Salary*: 46190
  Bright Outlook

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Growth: 3.9%
  • Median Salary*: 80910

Customs Brokers

  • Growth: 4.6%
  • Median Salary*: 71690
  Bright Outlook


  • Growth: 7.5%
  • Median Salary*: 135740
  Bright Outlook

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

  • Growth: 0.7%
  • Median Salary*: 63230
  Bright Outlook

Sales Managers

  • Growth: 4%
  • Median Salary*: 130600

Social and Community Service Managers

  • Growth: 9.1%
  • Median Salary*: 74240
  Bright Outlook

Interpreters and Translators

  • Growth: 4.3%
  • Median Salary*: 53640

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Growth: 1.4%
  • Median Salary*: 76030

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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