Requirements for the Major in French:

FRE 280 Introduction to French Literature 3 hrs
FRE 303 Advanced Conversation 3 hrs
FRE 306 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3 hrs
3 hrs
French electives including at least on upper level course with a significant literature component. 18 hrs
Total hours 27 hrs

The 27 hours required in the major exclude FRE 101 and 102. Fifteen of the 27 required hours must be in 300 level courses. Majors must earn a grade of C or better in all French courses needed to satisfy major requirements.

Students are encouraged to participate in an approved off-campus program in a country where French is spoken. Students who plan to become language teachers or to do graduate work in French or related fields are encouraged to complete course work through the intermediate level of a second foreign language.

In order to graduate with Honors in French, the student must fulfill these minimum requirements: (1) complete five upper-level French courses with at least a 3.5 grade average; (2) complete FRE 425 Senior Honors Thesis/Project with a grade of A; (3) have at least a 3.2 overall GPA.