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French major

For complete information on courses please reference the college catalog.

Requires 32 hours including the following:

Core Courses

Course Name Hours
331 French Conversation
332 French Composition 4
346

Survey of French Lit. Middle Ages to 18th Century
(offered alternate years)

4
OR 
347

Francophone Literature

4
494 Senior Seminar (Offered in Spring) 4

Linguistics

321 Linguistic Science
(Ling 321 offered Spring semester,B Quad)
 2
OR 
371 Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language
(FREN 371 offered in fall; Required for secondary education candidates) 
4

Wheaton in France

(or approved semester abroad, with equivalent classes) 

 334 Culture and Communication
 (Study of French Art, Architecture, Business, Film, Geography, social and economic structures, and History)
2
 335 French Civilization and Culture
(Offered in France only)
4
 338  Advanced French in France
(Offered in France only)
431 Advanced Conversation
(Offered alternate years)
2
432 Advanced Grammar and Stylistics
(Offered alternate years)
2
439 Topics in French Lang. and Lit.
(Includes courses such as Women Authors, French Film, the Hero in French Literature, French Theater, and Huguenot Literature 
2-4
489 Topics in France
(Offered in France only)
2
495 Independent Study 2-4 

Note Bene: Majors must take 8 hours of literature, at least 4 of which must be selected from 346 or 347. Thus a student could fulfill the 8-hour literature requirement by taking 346 and 347, or 346 and two 2-hour lit. courses, or 347 and two 2-hour lit. courses. French Film counts as a literature course.

French Minor

Requirements: 20 hours of French beyond intermediate level. Required courses are 331, 332, 346 or 347,and and 12 additional hours to be selected in consultation with a French faculty member. The Wheaton in France program is strongly recommended.

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