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Major in French Studies

To obtain a BA with a major in French Studies, fifty-five (55) approved credits above French 203 are required.

French Major Requirements


Courses

  • FRENCH 301 and FRENCH 302 Advanced French (10 credits)
  • The following three survey courses:
    FRENCH 304 Issues and Perspectives in French and Francophone Studies (5 credits, VLPA)
    FRENCH 305 Texts and Traditions I (5 credits, VLPA)
    FRENCH 306 Texts and Traditions II (5 credits, VLPA)
  •  One course at the FRENCH 370-level (FRENCH 376, 378, 379) (5 credits)
  •  Two 400-level French Courses (10 credits)
  •  Electives: 15 credits above FRENCH 203 from an approved list of electives. See adviser for approved list.
  • Maximum 15 credits of approved study-abroad coursework may be petitioned to apply to the major
  • A minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA is required for courses applied toward the major.

Prerequisites

  • FRENCH 203 required for FRENCH 301
  •  FRENCH 301 required for FRENCH 302 (MUST BE TAKEN IN SEQUENCE)
  • FRENCH 302 required for FRENCH 304, 305, and 306. Students may petition to take FRENCH 302 concurrently with FRENCH 304, 305, and 306 by speaking to the Academic Adviser
  • FRENCH 304, 305, and 306 do not need to be taken in sequence
  • At least one survey literature course (FRENCH 304, 305, 306) must be completed prior to enrolling in a 400-level course
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