Major Requirements
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Major Requirements

Summary of Requirements for a Major in French

FRN 101 or equivalent*……………………………..........……………………............... 0-3 credits

FRN 102 or equivalent*……………………………..........……………………............... 0-3 credits

FRN 201, 202 Intermediate French I, II …………………………………………………... 6 credits

FRN 211, 212 Intermediate French Conversation ………………………..………………. 2 credits

FRN 311, 312 Advanced French Conversation …………………………………............... 2 credits

FRN 315 Advanced French Grammar and Composition …………………………………. 3 credits

FRN 3** French Linguistics and Phonetics ………………………………………………. 3 credits

Two advanced French electives with a focus on literature*** …………………………..... 6 credits

Two additional electives (300 level or above) **** ………………………….....………... 6 credits

FRN 450 Independent Study …………………………………………………………….... 3 credits

Total ………………………………………………………………………………………. 31-37 credits

Students majoring in French are strongly encouraged to study abroad and to pursue a double major.

* This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements

*** Student can select among FRN 340 Eighteenth-Century French Studies, FRN 350 Nineteenth-

Century French Studies, FRN 350 Twentieth-Century French Studies, FRN 355 Contemporary

France, or FRN 382 Special Topics in French.

**** Student may take these classes in another division in consultation with the French faculty. Classes

may include but are not restricted to: HIS 340 The French Revolution and Napoleon, HIS 357 Early

Modern France, RPH 335 Women’s Issues, ENG 365 Introduction to Contemporary Critical Theory,

ENG 340 Film Studies.