Academic Programs Catalog

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Romance and Classical Studies

Undergraduate Programs

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in French

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in French.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the French major is met by completing French 320 or 340. Those courses are referenced in item 3. a. (1) below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Arts and Letters for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. The following French courses (36 to 40 credits):
    (1) All of the following courses (21 or 22 credits):
    FRN 320 Self-Expression in Writing (W) 3
    FRN 321 Oral Expression 3
    FRN 330 French Phonetics 3
    FRN 340 Introduction to Reading French Literature (W) 3
    FRN 415 Introduction to French Studies I: Metropolitan France 3
    FRN 416 Introduction to French Studies II: Francophone Cultures 3
    FRN 425 Advanced Studies in French Language 3
    FRN 430 French Linguistics 3
    FRN  492 Senior Writing Project 1
    The completion of French 492 satisfies the capstone course requirement for the French major. French 492 will be waived for French majors who study abroad on a program approved by the department.
    (2) Additional credits in French courses at the 400 level as needed to meet the requirement of at least 36, but not more than 40, credits in courses in the major.