Paris, France (© Anthony Pinter)

Major in French: 36 credit hours, including FR 315, 325 and 326.*

  • French track: May include one course (three credit hours) with French or Francophone content from International Cultures (IC) or approved cognate areas. Comprehensive examination.
  • French Studies track: May include up to four courses (12 credit hours) with French or Francophone content from International Cultures (IC) or approved cognate areas. Comprehensive examination.The major track in either French or French Studies may also include IC 201 or IC 301.

Minor in French: 21 hours, beginning at any level.

Courses numbered 301-302 are strongly recommended for all majors and minors. “Bridge courses” (those numbered 300 through 320) are also strongly recommended to improve language skills before taking on more advanced language, literature, and culture courses.