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    May 27, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French, MA


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Admission requirements

A student must have completed at least 12 semester hours of advanced work in the field concerned to be admitted into the graduate program. Applicants are evaluated following a holistic review which includes several factors, none of which are given greater weight than any of the others: undergraduate GPA, a 1,000-word essay in French, a one-page curriculum vitae, a letter of recommendation from a past French instructor, and completion of 12 hours of advanced undergraduate coursework in French. 

Degree requirements

The applicant has the choice of the following programs:

  1. 36 semester hours, including 6 hours of thesis; at least 24 hours of course work must be completed in the major; a minor of 6 hours OR 6 hours of transfer credit are permitted; or
  2. 36 hours of course work, without thesis; at least 30 hours must be earned in the major; a minor of 6 hours OR 6 hours of transfer credit are permitted.

A master’s degree candidate in French must take a written comprehensive examination in the major field or select the thesis option.

With the approval of the chair of the department, the master’s thesis may be written in French.

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