BA Major in French

***The BA Major in French is being replaced with the BA in Foreign Languages where French can be selected as the Primary Language.

  • Existing students previously admitted to the BA Major in French prior to Fall 2020 will be allowed to complete their degree requirements under their previous catalog.

  • No new students will be admitted to the BA Major in French effective Fall 2020.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in French

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition) 16
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Finite Mathematics (or higher)
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Area V
Major Core Requirements in French
FR 101
FR 102
Introductory French
and Introductory French
6
FR 201
FR 202
Intermediate French
and Intermediate French
6
FR 351Written Expression in French3
FR 410WSurvey of French Literature I3
FR 411WSurvey of French Literature II3
FR 495Senior Thesis0
FL 498Senior Seminar 11
Major Concentration Requirements18
Select one of the following Options:
Option I: French- Language and Culture.
Option II: French for Commerce
Minor
Option I: French- Language and Culture
A minor or second major is required
Option II: French for Commerce
A minor or second major in an approved Business program is required.
General Electives
General Elective hours, if required, to bring total to 120
Total Hours120

Concentration Options

Option I: French – Language and Culture

Select 18 additional hours from 300 or 400-level courses (minimum 9 hours at the 400-level)18
Total Hours18

Option II: French for Commerce

FR 353Commercial French3
FR 403WAdvanced Commercial French3
Select 6 additional hours at the 400 level6
Select 6 additional hours from 300 or 400-level courses6
Total Hours18