French Major, Translation Concentration (B.A.)

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.  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 General Education requirements and World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Required Courses
FREN 203Mastering French3
FREN 204French Stylistics and Composition3
FREN 205Perfecting French Pronunciation3
FREN 206French Conversation3
FREN 210Reading and Writing about Literature in French3
FREN 270The Art of Writing in French3
FREN 302Inventing France: From the Gauls to the Revolution3
FREN 304French Civilization from Napoleon to World War II3
FREN 350Translation I3
FREN 351Translation II3
FREN 365Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting3
or FREN 452 Translation III
Electives
Literature Electives
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Seventeenth Century French Theater
Eighteenth Century French Theater
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
Dada And Surrealism
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
Twentieth Century French Literature
Explication De Texte
Translation Major Electives
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Seventeenth Century French Theater
Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture
Eighteenth Century French Theater
Advanced Syntax
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
French Film
Francophone Film
Dada And Surrealism
Business French I
Structure of the French Language
Advanced Spoken Language Practice
Business French II
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
Twentieth Century French Literature
France from World War II to the Present
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