Education Abroad Partner Programs (Exchange and Direct Enroll)

Institution:Universite Francois Rabelais

Program: Universite Francois Rabelais (Tours, France)

Sponsored by: Arts and Letters

Offered in: Fall, Spring

Grade and Credit Conversion
Graded Subject Areas: Depending on the subject area of the course taken abroad, your credit will come back in one of the following two ways:
  • Graded credit (counts toward your MSU GPA)
  • Transfer credit (pass/fail basis and does NOT count toward your MSU GPA)

All subject areas listed below will come back as graded credit. Courses taken in any subjects that are NOT listed will come back as transfer credit. You can find a list of courses that have previously been approved for transfer credit on

If there is a course you want to take but is not listed on this page or, you will need to receive approval from your academic advisor or the appropriate college contact for study abroad course approvals. When you contact/meet with someone for course approval, make sure you have relevant course descriptions from the host university. Links to course descriptions can be found at the bottom of the “details” tab of each program page on the Office for Education Abroad Website.

Subject CodeSubject NameStart DateEnd Date

Previously taken Courses:
Host School SubjectHost School Course NumberHost School Course TitleMSU Course CreditsMSU Course CodeMSU Subject AreaSubstituteStartDateEndDate
French Literature1CSX  7BTTFRNFRN GCU: A&LFS15
EC1Analysis of Works (French Lit 1)3CSX  7BKCFRNFRN 445: A&L
EC2Analysis of Works (French Lit 2)3CSX  7BKDFRNFRN 447: A&L
Written & Oral French Expression1-3CSX  7BKEFRNFRN 430: A&L
Literature for Young People3CSX  7BKFFRNFRN 445: A&L
Oral Language Exchange2CSX  7BMBFRNFRN GCU: A&L
Translation3CSX  7AXAFRNFRN GCU: A&L
General Written Language2CSX  7BMMFRNFRN GCU: A&L
Translation for Exchange Students2CSX  7BKGFRNFRN GCU: A&L
Written & Oral French Expression1-3CSX  7BKEFRNFRN 415: A&L
Written & Oral French Expression1-3CSX  7BKEFRNFRN 425: A&L
Comparative Literature-EC11-3CSX  7BMJFRNFRN GCU: A&L
Oral Language Exchange2CSX  7BMBFRNFRN 321: A&L
Translation from French to English2CSX  7BMKFRNFRN GCU: A&L
The Long 20th Century France2CSX  7BXMFRNFRN GCU: A&LSS17
General Written Language2CSX  7BMMFRNFRN 425: A&L
Writing & Speaking (French)1CSX  7BVZFRNFRN GCU: A&LSS16
Schools and Cinema Current1CSX  7BWAFRNFRN GCU: A&LSS16
Civilization of the English Worlds1CSX  7BWBFRNFRN GCU: A&LSS16
UE44-Acquisition L22CSX  7BWCFRNFRN GCU: A&LSS16
UE6422-Urban Geography2CSX  7BWFFRNFRN GCU: A&LSS16