Jul 14, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French, B.A.

Location(s): Main Campus


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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.

Requirements for the Degree

  • 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: 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 groups A-D.
  • 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.


Admission Criteria  Learning Outcomes   Roadmap - FREN BA (2023)  

Requirements for the Major (45 units)


Common Core (30 units)


Electives (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.

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