Paris, France (© Anthony Pinter)

Major and Minor Requirements

Major in French and Francophone Studies: 30 credit hours.

French track:

  • Students who begin the major at the 200 level: FR 201 and 202; eight 300-level French courses, two of which may be replaced by related courses as defined below.
  • Students who begin the major at the 300 level: Ten 300-level courses taught in French, two of which may be replaced by related courses as defined below.
  • Related courses are those outside French offerings which, at the same time, are closely related to French or Francophone culture: Art History, Classics, History, Philosophy, Political Science, IC literature and/or culture courses in translation as well as other language and literature/culture courses. Courses other than French must be approved in advance by the major advisor.
  • A capstone course or a capstone experience.

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.
  • A capstone course or a capstone experience.

Minor in French and Francophone Studies: 15-18 credit hours.

  • FR 101, 102, 201, 202 and two 300-level courses.
  • Students who begin French at the 200 level or higher: Five courses at the 200 and 300 levels approved by the advisor.