The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in French.
Faculty: Associate Professor De Bruin, section head. Professors Erickson and Hammadou; Assistant Professor Kemp.
Students selecting this field are required to complete at least 30 credits (maximum 45) in French, not including FRN 101, 102, 391, 392, 393. They must take three credits from FRN 412, 473, or 474. Students must also complete a minimum of three additional FRN credits at the 400 level.
Additionally, students with proven competence in French language and literature, with permission of the advisor, section head, department chairperson, and dean of the college, may take courses toward their concentration in related fields such as history, linguistics, art, or philosophy. Approval must be filed with the Office of the Dean.
Students completing the International Engineering Program or the International Business Program and the B.A. with a major in French simultaneously may use three credits of French literature toward the Fine Arts and Literature Basic Liberal Studies requirement. In addition, students in these programs are exempt from the one-course-per-discipline rule in Letters, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences.
A total of 120 credits is required for graduation. At least 42 of these must be in courses numbered 300 or above.