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    Jun 19, 2024  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French, BA

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Degree requirements

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences  requirements.

Major requirements

39 hours of French, including

Placement or credit by examination may be used to satisfy

 FREN 1010 , FREN 1020 , FREN 2040 , FREN 2050 

Other course requirements

French majors must take FREN 3070  as part of the 27 semester hours of advanced work, either as a prerequisite for 4000-level courses or as a corequisite with their first 4000-level course.

Suggested minors for BA with a major in French

Students who wish to earn a minor are encouraged to choose a second foreign language, English, history, business, hospitality management, economics or computer science.


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Other requirements

  • Students majoring in French should consider taking history and geography courses that deal specifically with their language study.
  • Minimum grade of C is required for a course to count toward the major.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 in French course work is required for graduation.

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