French Major, French Civilization Concentration (B.A.) (Combined B.A./M.A. French, French Studies)

Program Requirements

Click here for a list of courses that fulfill General Education categories.

Click here for a list of courses that fulfill World Languages and Cultures categories.

Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.
I. General Education Requirements
A. New Student Seminar1
C. Communication9
1. College Writing I
2. College Writing II
3. Communication
D. Fine and Performing Arts3
F. Humanities6
1. Great Works and Their Influences
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives
G. Computer Science3
H. Mathematics3
I. Natural/Physical Science Laboratory4
J. Physical Education1
K. Social Science Perspectives9
1. American or European History
2. Global Cultural Perspectives
3. Social Science Perspectives
L. Interdisciplinary Studies3
II. World Languages and Cultures Requirement
A. World Languages0
Fulfilled by major.
B. World Cultures3
III. Major Requirements
A. Prerequisite Courses
These courses will be waived for students who place above this level.
FREN 101Beginning French I3
FREN 112Beginning French II3
FREN 121Intermediate French3
B. Required Undergraduate Courses
1. Language Category
FREN 203Mastering French3
FREN 206French Conversation3
FREN 210Reading and Writing about Literature in French3
FREN 350Translation I3
2. Film Category
FREN 286French Film3
or FREN 289 Francophone Film
3. Civilization Category - Complete 2 courses from the following:6
Inventing France: From the Gauls to the Revolution
French Civilization from Napoleon to World War II
France from World War II to the Present
4. Literature Category - Complete one course from the list below.3
5. Electives - Complete two courses from the list below9
C. Required graduate courses
FREN 522Translation Workshop I: Business, Marketing and Media3
or FREN 523 Translation Workshop II: Medical, Legal and Technical
FREN 533Eighteenth-Century French Civilization Seminar3
or FREN 541 19th Century Seminar
FREN 548Special Topics in Contemporary French Civilization3
or FREN 549 Contemporary Francophone Civilization Seminar
FREN 603Research Seminar3
IV. Free Electives21
Total Credits120

Literature Electives

FREN 202Seventeenth Century French Theater3
FREN 211Eighteenth Century French Theater3
FREN 283Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa3
FREN 315Dada And Surrealism3
FREN 334Seventeenth Century French Literature3
FREN 335The French Renaissance3
FREN 336Eighteenth Century French Literature3
FREN 339Nineteenth Century French Literature3
FREN 340Survey of French Poetry3
FREN 341Contemporary French Drama3
FREN 345Development of French Novel to 19003
FREN 349Francophone Literature3
FREN 352Twentieth Century French Literature3
FREN 371Explication De Texte3

Major Electives

FREN 202Seventeenth Century French Theater3
FREN 208Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture3
FREN 211Eighteenth Century French Theater3
FREN 251Advanced Syntax3
FREN 283Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa3
FREN 286French Film3
FREN 289Francophone Film3
FREN 315Dada And Surrealism3
FREN 321Business French I3
FREN 325Structure of the French Language3
FREN 330Advanced Spoken Language Practice3
FREN 332Business French II3
FREN 334Seventeenth Century French Literature3
FREN 335The French Renaissance3
FREN 336Eighteenth Century French Literature3
FREN 339Nineteenth Century French Literature3
FREN 340Survey of French Poetry3
FREN 341Contemporary French Drama3
FREN 345Development of French Novel to 19003
FREN 349Francophone Literature3
FREN 350Translation I3
FREN 351Translation II3
FREN 352Twentieth Century French Literature3
FREN 365Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting3
FREN 367Seminars3
FREN 368Seminars3
FREN 369Seminars3
FREN 371Explication De Texte3
FREN 375French Study Abroad3-9
FREN 380Cooperative Education for the French Major4-8
FREN 410Advanced French Grammar3
FREN 418Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language3
FREN 419Teaching French in P-12: Practice3
FREN 452Translation III3
FREN 470Seminars3
FREN 472French Language Workshop3
FREN 478Independent Study1-3