French Degree Requirements
Major: A minimum of eight course credits in French at or above the 300 level, which include FRE 301, 303, 311 or 312, and 411 or 412. 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, 303, 311, 411; four additional courses in French at or above the 300 level; 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. 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.
Minor: A minimum of five course credits in French at or above the 300 level, which include FRE 301, 303, and 311 or 312.
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 300- and 400-level courses are in French unless otherwise specified.