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Major: A minimum of eight course credits in French at or above the 300 level, which include FRE 301, either 303 or 304, 311, and 411. A maximum of two elective upper-level courses in other areas, approved beforehand by the Department as relevant to the major, may be substituted for two of the elective French courses.
Teaching Major: A minimum of nine course credits, to include FRE 301, either 303 or 304, 311, and at least four course credits in French at or above the 300 level; LAL 308 (Language Teaching Methodology); and one additional course at or above the 300 level which may be in another field if approved in advance by the Department as relevant to the major. It is strongly suggested that students complete FRE 411 within their program of study. In addition to the foregoing requirements, prospective teachers must also apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program (preferably at the start of their sophomore year) and complete coursework leading to secondary certification described under Education. Prospective teachers should request a current list of the specific course requirements from the Education Office.
Study Abroad: French majors are strongly encouraged to study abroad, and up to four course credits taken on approved programs may be substituted for required major courses.
Note: Lectures and discussions in all 300- and 400-level courses are in French.
205. Intermediate French
206. Intermediate French in Montréal
254. French Women Writers in Translation
301. Composition and Conversation
302. Advanced Conversation in Montréal
303. Cultures of France and the Francophone World
311. Introduction to Literary Analysis in French
315. Medieval French Literature
321. The French Renaissance: Sixteenth Century
331. Enlightenment: Eighteenth Century French
341. Nineteenth Century I:
342. Nineteenth Century II: 1850-1900
351. Contemporary Literature I: Writing as Political Action
352. Contemporary Literature II: Writing as
988. There are language and culture semester programs in France or Francophone countries run by the School for International Training. See School for International Training.
990. Semester in Paris