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French (FR BS) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1996
End Date: Fall Semester 2001

French (FR BS) - Archive

PROFESSOR THOMAS A. HALE, Head

The B.S. degree is designed to allow students to combine fluency in French with other academic disciplines. The Business option develops basic skills in French (speaking, understanding, reading, writing) and acquaints students with a number of fields essential to business, especially in the international area. The Engineering option has a required overseas study and internship component. The Technical Writing and Translation option encourages students to develop the multi-language skills in writing and speaking that are increasingly needed for communication in a global economy.

Courses in French culture and civilization are essential to all B.S. options, and students are encouraged to participate in the University's Education Abroad Programs in France.

For the B.S. degree in French (all options) a minimum of 124 credits is required.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(0-13 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

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

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

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

ELECTIVES: 13-24 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 61-75 credits[1]
(This includes 0-13 credits of General Education courses. For the French-Business Option 0-4 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GWS courses. For the Technical-Writing and Translation Option 0-3 credits of GH courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 22 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (22 credits)
FR 201(4), 202(3), 330(3), 351(3), 352(3) (Sem: 1-6)
FR 401(3), 402W(3) (Sem: 5-8)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 39-53 credits

FRENCH-BUSINESS OPTION: 53 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (43 credits)
FR 308(3), 310(3) (Sem: 1-2)
ACCTG 211(4), ECON 002 GS(3), 004 GS(3), I B 303(3), MGMT 100(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 333 GS(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3), FIN 100(3), FR 416(3), 430(3), I B 322(3), MKTG 221(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (4 credits)
MS&IS 200(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 3 credits in French literature (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits in French at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

FRENCH-ENGINEERING OPTION: 39 credits
(Open only to students enrolled in an engineering major.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
FR 308(3) (Sem: 3-8)
FR 430(3), 409(3), 416(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (27 credits)
Select 21 credits of engineering courses, including ENGR 295(1-3) and 395(1-3), in consultation with the engineering adviser (Sem: 3-8)
Select 3 credits in French literature at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits in French at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

Note: All French-Engineering majors are required to participate in a one-semester engineering internship in France, arranged by the College of Engineering, during which up to 9 credits in French and up to 12 credits in engineering may be earned.

TECHNICAL WRITING AND TRANSLATION OPTION: 39 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (21 credits)
ENGL 202C GWS(3), 215(3) (Sem: 1-8)
FR 308(3), 310(3), 408(3), 409(3), 430(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (12 credits)
Select 3 credits from each category:
a. S T S 101 GH(3) or PHIL 435(3) (Sem: 3-8)
b. ENGL 417(3) or 418(3) (Sem: 5-8)
c. ENGL 415(3), 416(3), or 418(3) (Sem: 5-8)
d. FR 416(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 6 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: Summer Session 1996

Blue Sheet Item #: 24-07-051

Review Date: 03/11/02

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