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 French Lit. to 1800
(offered odd years; offered in fall, even years)
347 French lit. 1800 to Present 4
494 Senior Seminar (Offered in Spring) 4


321 Linguistic Science  
323 Applied Linguistics
(Ling 321 offered in fall; Ling 323 offered in springs; Ling 323 required for secondary education candidates) 

Wheaton in France

(or approved semester abroad, with equivalent classes) 

 334 Topics in Culture and Com.
 (includes courses such as French Art and Architecture, Business French, and French History)
371 Secondary Methods
(371 is required for secondary education candidates) 
431 Advanced Conversation 2
432 Advanced Grammar 2
439 Topics in Lang. and Lit.
(Includes courses such as Women Authors, French Film, the Hero in French Literature, French Theater, and Huguenot Literature 
489 Internship 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 beyond intermediate level. Required courses are 331 and 346 or 347. Other courses, which may include Wheaton in France, should be selected in consultation with a department advisor.

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