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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2006
End Date: Spring Semester 2011

French and Francophone Studies - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (FR BA)

PROFESSOR BENEDICTE MONICAT, Head

The B.A. major in French and Francophone Studies encourages students to develop fluency in the language as well as an appreciation of francophone literature and culture. The major can also help to prepare students for interdisciplinary professional careers in which a knowledge of a foreign language is useful. At present, the B.A. major in French and Francophone Studies is available either as a Language and Culture option or as a Language and Literature option.

For the B.A. degree in French, a minimum of 123 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 18 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(3 of these 24 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR, GENERAL EDUCATION, or ELECTIVES and 0-12 credits are included in ELECTIVES if foreign language proficiency is demonstrated by examination.)
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 36 credits[1]

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 21 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (18 credits)
FR 201 IL(3), FR 202 IL(3), FR 331 IL(3), FR 332(3), FR 351 IL(3), FR 352 IL(3) (Sem: 1-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
FR 316(3) or FR 417 IL(3) or FR 418 IL(3) (Sem: 1-6)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 15 credits

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OPTION: (15 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (6 credits)
FR 402Y IL(3), FR 430 IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (9 credits)
Select 9 credits in French literature at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE OPTION: (15 credits)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (15 credits)
Select 15 credits in French literature at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2006

Blue Sheet Item #: 34-06-317

Review Date: 4/11/06

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