May 18, 2024  
University Catalog 2022-2023 
University Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French, B.A.

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.

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 27 upper-division units, as well as 15 units of additional electives in various blocks.

Common Core (30 units)

Elective (15 units)

Students must complete 15 units from the following groups of electives A-D, including at least 3 units each from groups A and B. A maximum of 6 units may be completed in group D.