Aug 09, 2022  
2015-2016 General Catalog 

French, B.A.

French Degree Requirements

The first four semesters of French or equivalent studies as approved by the department are prerequisite for all students majoring or minoring in language with an emphasis in French. Students who demonstrate advanced proficiency may receive credit by examination for some or all of the following classes: FREN 1010 , FREN 1020  or FREN 1030 , FREN 2010 , FREN 2020 .

General Education Core

See General Education 

  • Core Course Requirements 16-17 credits
  • Knowledge Areas Requirements 16 credits

University Requirements

NOTE: As of 7/12/2019, students pursuing this bachelor’s degree are no longer required to complete the Experiential Education Requirement courses for graduation.

Experiential Education Requirement - EDGE (1-3 Credits)

 Complete One Track:

Original Project Track (3 Credits)

Students create a project of their own design

Select Project Track (2 Credits)

Students select a project from the designated list

BA Degree – Foreign Language Requirement (16 credits or proficiency test)

All students must satisfy these requirements before achieving advanced standing. All French majors and minors have the following core courses which must be satisfied.

Required Courses (21 Credits)

Electives (9 Credits)

The remaining hours must be 3000-level and/or 4000-level courses and can include only one of the following for credit toward the major:

Other Electives

  • Free Electives as approved by the Advisor may be taken to complete the BA degree requirements to reach 120 total credits

Total Credits, B.A. degree: 120


No course for which a grade lower than “C-” is received may be counted toward the credit hour requirement for any major or minor emphasis in the department. Those working toward the major may also select an appropriate minor.