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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Semester Catalog 2017-2018

French, B.A.


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The undergraduate program in French includes a major for the Bachelor of Arts degree and a choice of minors in French or in interdisciplinary Francophone Studies.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in French is 120 units, of which 45 units are in the major. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives; some courses may double-count in major, minors, and GE.

Prior to beginning the Bachelor of Arts program in French, students must have completed FREN 2002 or demonstrate equivalent language competency.

In order to take courses  numbered 3100 or above, students must demonstrate speaking and writing competency at the intermediate-mid level through successful completion of FREN 2990. FREN course numbers ending in 8 may be taught in English or French; check GET to verify the language of instruction.  FREN course numbers ending in 9 are taught in English and their inclusion in the major and minor may be limited; see requirements below.

Requirements for the Major (45 units)


Students complete a required Common Core of 3 lower division units and 18 upper-division units, as well as 24 units of additional electives in various blocks.

Common Core (21 units)


In addition to the Core courses (see above), students must complete 24 additional units from the following groups of electives.


Note:


Courses on the Francophone World taught in English (none required; no more than 6 units can count towards major.  When taught in French, FREN 4318, 4328, and 4338 have no restrictions and may be substituted by advisor in the Advanced Literature block above.)

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