Major Requirements

The requirements for a major in French are 32 credits:

French Courses
FREN 211Intermediate French I4
FREN 212Intermediate French II4
FREN 331French Culture and Civilization4
20 additional credits in French at the 300-level and above20
Total Hours32

Students seeking licensure to teach French must also takeFREN 255 Pre-Study Abroad: France and FREN 340 French Phonetics and Other Linguistics Issues and fulfill the requirements for a major in education. Studying abroad is also highly recommended.  For additional information about teaching French, see the chair of world languages and cultures or the chair of education.

K-8 World Language and Culture Endorsement License: Students majoring in elementary education have the option of completing an add-on endorsement in one of the five world languages. Each add-on endorsement program prepares students to be recommended for licensure in that world language in grades K-8. Each add-on endorsement requires a separate application for licensure. All students must attain the intermediate-high level of oral proficiency.

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.