French Curriculum

French Major

The major in French is based on the prior completion of 14 hours of proficiency-level preparation numbered FR 1100-FR 1150 and FR 2100-FR 2150, or the equivalent. Equivalent preparation can be completed in high school, junior college or other colleges or universities, or waived through ACCP and AP credits, satisfactory CLEP scores, or a department placement test.

The major concentration in French consists of a minimum of 21 upper-division semester hours and 12 hours of related course work. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the major. (C- will not satisfy the requirement.)

  • Advanced Composition and Conversation I
  • Advanced Composition and Conversation II
  • Introduction to French Literature
  • Senior Capstone

Select three of the following electives:

  • French for the Professional
  • Introduction to French
  • Civilization and Culture
  • Introduction to French Film
  • Conversational Fluency
  • Francophone Cultures
  • French Women in Literature
  • Survey of French Literature I
  • Survey of French Literature II
  • Nineteenth Century French Novel
  • Contemporary French Novel
  • Contemporary French Theater

Your major advisor can help you select the most appropriate electives for your career goals.

French Minor

Requirements for the minor consist of 12 upper-division hours of course work in French after completing FR 2100 and FR 2150. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the minor. (A grade of C- will not satisfy the requirement.)