Requirements

French major

For complete information on courses please reference the college catalog.

Requires 32 hours including the following:

Core Courses

Course             Name Hours
331   French Conversation
332   French Composition 4
346   Survey of French Lit. Middle Ages to 18th Century 
3XX   Adolescence & Early Adulthood in Modern French Lit (coming Fall 2018)LE 4
OR 
347    Francophone Literature 4
494   Senior Seminar (Offered in Spring) 4



Linguistics

321   Linguistic Science
(Ling 321 offered Spring semester,B Quad)
 2
OR 
371   Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language
(FREN 371 offered in fall; Required for secondary education candidates) 
4



Wheaton in France

(or approved semester abroad, with equivalent classes) 

 334   Culture and Communication
(Study of French Art, Architecture, Business, Film, Geography,
social and economic structures, and History)

2
 335   French Civilization and Culture
(Offered in France only)

4
 338    Advanced French in France
(Offered in France only)

431   Advanced Conversation
(Offered alternate years)

2
432   Advanced Grammar and Stylistics
(Offered alternate years)

2
439   Topics in French Lang. and Lit.
(Includes courses such as Women Authors, French Film, the
Hero in French Literature, French Theater, and Huguenot Literature
 
2-4
489   Topics in France
(Offered in France only)

2
495   Independent Study 2-4 

 

Note Bene: Majors must take 8 hours of literature, at least 4 of which must be selected from 346 or 347. Thus a student could fulfill the 8-hour literature requirement by taking 346 and 347, or 346 and two 2-hour lit. courses, or 347 and two 2-hour lit. courses. French Film counts as a literature course.

French Minor

Requirements: 20 hours of French beyond intermediate level. Required courses are 331, 332, 346 or 347,and and 12 additional hours to be selected in consultation with a French faculty member. The Wheaton in France program is strongly recommended.