Modern Foreign Language B.A. French Degree Requirements

B.A. French Degree Requirements

Requirements for a B.A. in French & Francophone Studies (38 credits):

  • Core:
    FRE 2020 Intermediate French II
    FRE 2130 Readings in French
    FRE 2140 Grammar Review (2 credits)
    FRE 3030 Culture & Civilization of France: Past & Present
    FRE 4010 Advanced Grammar & Composition
    FRE 4990 Senior Seminar
  • One of the following two courses:
    FRE 3040 France Today OR
    FRE 3080 Francophone Cultures Outside of France
  • One of the following literature courses:
    FRE 3210 French Lit. & Society I: Love & Honor
    FRE 3220 French Lit. & Society II: Freedom & Identity
    FRE 3330 French Lit. & Society III: Revolution & Metissage
    FRE 3400 Francophone Voices: French-speaking Literatures
  • One 4-credit elective not selected in II or III or from:
    FRE 3180 Business French
    FRE 3881 Special Topics in Literature
  • Four credits from courses not selected above or from the following:
    FRE 2090 Sounds of French (1 credit)
    FRE 2150 Images, Texts & Visual Texts (2 credits)
    FRE 2500 Conversation I (2 credits)
    FRE 3000 Conversation II (2 credits)
    FRE 3180 Business French
    FRE 3881 Special Topics
  • One of the following:
    GBS 3700 France & The Muslim World
    GBS 3730 West Africa & The Caribbean
    GBS 3750 French Cinema: Text and Culture
  • Note: The major requires 34 credits if a student begins at a level higher than FRE 2020.

Students will be advised in electing additional courses that will complement their career goals.