Major Requirements (51 Credits)

Required courses (or equivalent proficiency) (18 Credits)
FRE 100Introductory French, Part I
FRE 101Introductory French, Part II
FRE 200Intermediate French, Part I
FRE 201Intermediate French, Part II
FRE 300Advanced French, Part I
FRE 301Advanced French, Part II
Major Electives (12 Credits)

Four of the following:

FRE 302Advanced French Conversation
FRE 303French Translation
FRE 310Paris and the 19th Century
FRE 312Travel Writing: France and French-speaking Switzerland
FRE 320Writing the Self: French Autobiography and Autofiction
FRE 324From Beur to Post-Beur Literature: Exile, Margins, and Re-Territorialization
FRE 325Representation of the Shoah in French Literature and Cinema
FRE 350French Civilization
FRE 370Topics in French Literature
FRE 374Introduction to French Cinema
FRE 376French Cinema: The New Wave
FYS 399Academic Mentoring
Interdisciplinary Electives (15 Credits)

One semester abroad in the French-speaking world (9 credits towards the major plus 6 elective credits)

or the following two courses

LC 100The Stories We Live By
LC 110Reading Cultures: Approaches to Cultural Studies

and three from the following as selected with the academic advisor and Department Chair:

AHT 216Introduction to the History of Photography
AHT 234Painting in France in the 19th Century: Reality, Impressions, Simultaneity
AHT 338The City and Its Representation in the 20th Century
CLCS 200Gender and Sexuality in a Global Context
CLCS 247TFrench Orientalisms Renegotiated
CLCS 300(Re)Defining Masculinity
CLCS 320Culture, Class, Cuisine: Questions of Taste
HIS 271History of Modern France
Senior Capstone Requirement (6 Credits)
FRE 497Senior Seminar in French Studies
FRE 499Thesis in French Studies

*All Bachelor of Arts degrees require a total of 120 credits consisting of Core Requirements, Major Requirements, and General Elective courses. Prerequisites may be required for courses outside of the major.