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B.A. in French

Degree Requirements

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General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
6 hrs literature survey 6 Complete 6 hours of literature survey with a passing grade. Choose from the following courses: Eng 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, or Eng 226.
6 hrs modern/ancient language 200+ 6 Successfully complete at least 6 hours at the 200 level or above in one modern or ancient language.
6 hrs history 6 Complete 6 hours in History (HST) course work with a passing grade.
3 hrs humanities 3 African American studies; classical civilization; environmental studies 101, gender studies (G St 201, 301, 333, 350); Liba 202, 305, 312; philosophy; religion; Southern studies (S St 101, 102). In addition, gender studies courses that are cross-listed with African American studies, classical civilization, English, modern languages, philosophy, or religion courses will satisfy this requirement.
6 hrs social science 6 Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology.
3 hrs fine arts 3 Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-level courses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103, Music 104, Music 105; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.
3 hrs math 100+ 3 Successfully complete 3 hours of Math at the 100 level or above except for Math 245 and Math 246.
9-12 hrs science 9 Complete a full year of science course work in one subject area (6-8 hrs) and complete 3 credit hours in a subject area from another department. Courses may be chosen from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geology and Geological Engineering, or Physics and Astronomy. Note that a student taking the required 6 hours of one subject (astronomy or physics) from the Department of Physics and Astronomy must take the remaining 3 hours from another department.
2 associated science labs 8 Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.
Astr & Phys Can't be used together

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Fr 303 3 Fr 303: Conversation & Composition I
Fr 304 3 Fr 304: Conversation & Composition II
Fr 331 3 Fr 331: Intro to Lit/Literary Analysis in French
French residency hrs 12 Student must earn at least 12 hours of their major courses in residence. Beginning with the fall of 2007 semester, grades lower than a C in modern language courses will not be counted toward the major or minor in modern languages.
Fr electives 21 Fr 390: Grad Rdg Know-French, Fr 391: Grad Rdg Know-French, Fr 309: Sur of French Lit, Fr 310: Sur of French Lit, Fr 505: iterature Since 1900, Fr 506: iterature Since 1900, Fr 513: The 17Th Century, Fr 515: Novel in 19Th Century, Fr 517: Drama in 19Th Century, Fr 519: 20Th Century Novel, Fr 521: 20Th Century Drama, Fr 523: Lit of 16Th Century, Fr 524: Lit of 16Th Century, Fr 529: Lit of Enlightenment, Fr 530: 18Th Century Novel, Fr 531: Sur-Fren Lyric Poetry, Fr 551: Old French, Fr 552: Old French, Fr 585: Nineteenth-Century French Literature, Fr 586: Twentieth-Century French Literature, Fr 593: Topics in Cultural Studies, Fr 582: Medieval and Renaissance French Lit, Fr 311: Business French, Fr 322: Contemporary French Culture, Fr 361: French and Francophone Cinema, Fr 571: Advanced Grammar and Composition, Fr 599: Special Topics, Fr 583: Seventeenth-Century French Literature, Fr 572: French Phonetics and Phonology, Fr 574: History of the French Language, Fr 584: Eighteenth-Century French Literature, Fr 577: Survey of French Literature I, Fr 578: Survey of French Literature II, Fr 298: Intermediate French Study Abroad, Fr 589: The Environment in French Literature, Fr 362: Regional Identity in French Cinema, Fr 324: French Cuisine and Culture, Fr 587: Introduction to Francophone Literature, Fr 579: Survey of French Lyric Poetry, Fr 203: Convers & Comp, Fr 403: Adv Convers Comp, Fr 508: Adv Grammar/Comp, Fr 553: French Civil/Culture, Fr 561: Advanced French & Francophone Cinema, Fr 301: Lit Since 1800, Fr 304: Conversation & Composition II, Fr 501: Survey of French Literature I, Fr 502: Survey of French Literature  II, Fr 503: Phonetics and Spoken French, Fr 504: History of the French Language, Fr 507: Advanced Grammar and Composition I, Fr 509: Middle French, Fr 511: The 17th Century I, Fr 541: French Studies, Special Topics, Fr 211: Intensive Intermediate French, Fr 303: Conversation & Composition I, Fr 306: French Civilization, Fr 307: Advanced Spoken French I, Fr 308: Advanced Spoken French II, Fr 359: A Hundred Years of French Cinema, Fr 321: French Culture and Civilization, Fr 301: Survey of French Lit, Fr 323: La Chanson Francophone, Fr 575: Topics in Applied French Linguistics, Fr 598: Advanced French Study Abroad, Fr 302: Surv of French Lit, Fr 331: Intro to Lit/Literary Analysis in French, Fr 398: Upper-Level French Study Abroad, Fr 202: Second Year French, Fr 299: Special Topics in French, Fr 330: Introduction to French Linguistics, Fr 399: Special Topics, Fr 201: Intermediate French I
Overall Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Resident Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
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