MAJOR REQUIREMENTS — FRENCH
(8 COURSES — 24 CREDITS)
Eight courses: FREN 145 through 491
If a student’s background is not sufficient for him/her to begin the major with FREN 145, courses taken below this level will count as electives.
Eight courses from the following:
*FREN 145 French Conversation and Composition I (3)
*FREN 146 French Conversation and Composition II (3)
FREN 331 Advanced Grammar and Phonetics (3)
FREN 332 Translation (3)
FREN 336 Business French (3)
FREN 338 French Language Media (3)
FREN 441 French Civilization I (3)
FREN 442 French Civilization II (3)
FREN 451 Survey of French Literature I (3)
FREN 452 Survey of French Literature II (3)
FREN 491 Selected Topics in French Studies (3)
MINOR REQUIREMENTS — FRENCH
(6 COURSES — 18 CREDITS)
Six courses: FREN 145 through 491
If a student’s background is not sufficient for him/her to begin the minor with FREN 145, courses taken below this level will count as electives.
REQUIREMENTS FOR K-12 TEACHER CERTIFICATION
Candidates for teacher certification in French must include in their major program FREN 331: Advanced Grammar and Phonetics and FREN 332: Translation and either FREN 441 or 442: French Civilization I or II and either FREN 451 or 452: Survey of French Literature I or II. Candidates must also take ENGL 326: The English Language and fulfill the requirements specified by the Education department for secondary education certification including EDUC 304: Secondary Foreign Language Methods. For permission to student teach a G.P.A. of 3.0 in French major courses is required. To obtain certification candidates must pass the required Praxis exams and take the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and receive the Advanced-Low rating. Certification in French is valid for K-12.