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Sample Degree Plan Courses

The following is a list of courses based on sample degree plan. Other requirements may be necessary to complete this degree.


The prerequisite for admission to the program is a satisfactory knowledge of the French language.  This is normally interpreted as the satisfactory completion of V45.0030 with the grade of B- or better (or an equivalent course or exam). No grade lower than C may be counted toward the major.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

V45 Conversation And Composition

Written Contemporary French

AdvancedComposition (taught in Paris)may be substituted.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

V45 Written Contemporary French - Advanced


Student is to select four electives.Up to two electives may be advanced language courses: Spoken Contemporary French (V45.0101), Phonetics (V45.0103), Translation (V45.0107), Acting French (V45.0109), and Business French (V45.0110).The other electives must revolve around French and Francophone literature and civilization. With permission of the adviser, students may take some electives at the same time as core courses. With permission, students may also substitute additional core courses, or a graduate course, for electives. Approved courses taken in French universities may count as electives.

16.0 Hrs. required.

Senior Seminar

The Senior Seminar is typically taken in the fall or spring of senior year.

4.0 Hrs. required.

Free Electives

To be eligible for the bachelor’s degree, students must complete 128 points with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

56.0 Hrs. required.

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