French

Degree Programs: French

French Major

The requirements for the major in French are:

semester hours
FRE 2010-2020  Intermediate French (or the equivalent) 6
Second foreign language or equivalent (1010 through 2020) 12
FRE 3010 Introduction to French Civilization 3

 

3000-4000 level course work in French from the following:
must include courses in civilization, grammar/linguistics, literature; and one interdisciplinary elective approved by the foreign language faculty

Six hours selected from the following: (6)

  • FRE 3110 Phonetics and Linguistics (3)
  • FRE 3210 Advanced French Composition (3)
  • LAN 3820 Foreign Language Teaching (3)
    (Act as teaching assistant for FRE 1010)

Twelve hours from Literature sequence: (12)

  • FRE 3780 Survey of French Literature I (3)
  • FRE 3790 Survey of French Literature II (3)
  • FRE 4550 French Theater (3)
  • FRE 4560 French Novel (3)
  • FRE 4570 French Poetry (3)
  • FRE 4610 French Literature of the Renaissance (3)
  • FRE 4710 French Literature of the 17th Century (3)
  • FRE 4810 French Literature of the 18th Century (3)
  • FRE 4910 French Literature of the 19th Century (3)
  • FRE 4950 Special Topics: Novel/Film/Poetry/Theater (1-3)
  • FRE 4960 Special Topics in French (1-3)

LAN 4910: Senior Thesis I and LAN 4920: Senior Thesis II (3) 3

Nine hours of French electives chosen from 3000-level or above or elective courses approved by the foreign language faculty. (9)

Suggested courses are:

  • ART 3500 History of Art I (3)
  • ART 3510 History of Art II (3)
  • ART 3520 20th Century Art (3)
  • ART 3540 World Art (3)
  • COM 3210 Introduction to Film Analysis (3)
  • ENG 3120 Topics in World Literature (3)
  • ENG 3050 Western Literary Tradition I (3)
  • ENG 3060 Western Literary Tradition II (3)
  • ENG 3450 An Introduction to Literary Theory (3)
  • FRE 3890 (in English) Studies in French Culture and Literature in Translation (3)
  • GER 3920 (in English) German Literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance in Translation (3)
  • HIS 3260/4260 Colonial Latin America (3)
  • HIS 3360/4360 Medieval Europe II: The European Take-Off (3)
  • HIS 3450/4450 Intellectual History of Europe in the 19th Century (3)
  • HIS 3950/4950 Special Topics (3)
  • PHI 3450 Intellectual History of Europe in the 19th Century (3)
  • PHI 3460 Intellectual History of Europe in the 20th Century (3)
  • PHI 2060 Modern Philosophy (3)
  • SPA 3890 Studies in Hispanic Culture and Literature in English (3)

Students who double major in another language or discipline may use the courses from the second discipline to satisfy the required 9 hours of related electives in the language.

TOTAL, MAJOR IN FRENCH 51