For a field of concentration in French, the student must complete 26 hours of French beyond the 201 level, including:
FRN 300 Introduction to Literary Texts
FRN 301 French Civilization and Culture I OR
FRN 301 French Civilization and Culture II
FRN 410 Speaking and Writing French
FRN 411 Conversation and Composition
*French 412 and one credit of 400-level French may be substituted for either 410 or 411.
Four of the following six literature courses must be taken:
FRN 421 Survey of French Literature From the Middle Ages through the Eighteenth Century
FRN 422 The Modern Novel
FRN 423 Classical French Literature
FRN 424 The Age of Enlightenment
FRN 425 Nineteenth-Century French Literature
FRN 426 Contemporary Drama
Two additional credits of French at the 400-level must be taken. With permission of the Department, French 493 may be substituted for one or more of these courses.
History 415, History of France Since 1815, is suggested as a worthwhile elective. This cognate will not, however, count toward a field of concentration in French.
The prerequisite for any courses numbered 300 or above is a minimum grade of "B-" in 201 or permission of the instructor. Any student beginning French studies at a higher level than French 300 must replace the 300 requirement for the major with one higher-level three-credit course in French.
Students choosing French as a field of concentration are advised, but not required, to elect a second language of at least 18 semester hours, including 101 and 102. French majors are required to complete satisfactorily a comprehensive examination during the senior year.
French Certification Requirements
Those students admitted to the Teacher Education Program prior to June 15, 2011, are bound by the rules in the College Catalog that was effective on the date of their admission to the program. For further information, please consult with the chairman of the Teacher Education Department.
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