French Major, French Civilization Concentration (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study. Students who place at the appropriate level on the mandatory Montclair State Placement Test may begin the French major in their freshman year.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Required Courses
FREN 203Review of French of Grammar3
FREN 204French Stylistics and Composition3
FREN 205French Phonetics3
FREN 206Spoken Language Practice3
FREN 210Introduction to French and Francophone Literature3
FREN 270Advanced Composition3
FREN 286French Film3
or FREN 289 Francophone Film
FREN 302Origins Of French Civilization3
FREN 304French Civilization 19th and 20th Centuries3
FREN 349Francophone Literature3
or FREN 352 Twentieth Century French Literature
FREN 350Translation I3
FREN 360French Perspectives3
Elective Courses
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Seventeenth Century French Theater
Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture
Eighteenth Century French Theater
Business French and Computers I
Business French and Computers II
Advanced Syntax
Advanced Spoken Language Practice
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
French Film
Francophone Film
Dada And Surrealism
Structure of the French Language
Seventeenth Century French Literature
The French Renaissance
Eighteenth Century French Literature
Nineteenth Century French Literature
Survey of French Poetry
Contemporary French Drama
Development of French Novel to 1900
Francophone Literature
Translation II
Twentieth Century French Literature
Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Explication De Texte
French Study Abroad
Cooperative Education for the French Major
Advanced French Grammar
Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language
Teaching French in P-12: Practice
Translation III
Seminars
French Language Workshop
Independent Study
Total Credits39