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Bachelor of Arts in French

Hailey HamiltonPictured | Hailey Hamilton | Secondary Education, French / Minor in Creative Writing  | Bristol, Indiana (hometown)
Club Affiliation | French Club (treasurer)

Bachelor of Arts in French

A degree in French provides IU South Bend students with the tools to become a true international citizen in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual global community. The French Program promotes proficiency in the French language, knowledge of French and Francophone cultures and literatures, and the students' active engagement in cultural and linguistic exchanges.

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Degree Requirements (120 cr.)
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Students receiving the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree must complete 120 total credit hours including:

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours at the 300– or 400–level.
  • Courses required for the major and minor must be completed with a grade of C– or higher.
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.0 is required.
  • All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.

Major Requirements (31 cr.)
  • FREN-F 203 Second-Year French I
  • FREN-F 204 Second-Year French II
  • FREN-F 313 Advanced Grammar and Composition 1
  • FREN-F 495 Individual Readings in French (1 cr.)
  • Four FREN-F elective courses at the 300–level
  • Three FREN-F elective courses at the 400–level

  • FREN-F 300 Lectures et Analyses Litteraires
  • FREN-F 305 Chefs-d’œuvre de la Literature Francaise I
  • FREN-F 306 Chefs-d’œuvre de la Literature Francaise 2
  • FREN-F 311 Contemporary French Civilization
  • FREN-F 314 Advanced Grammar and Composition II
  • FREN-F 316 French Conversation and Diction 2
  • FREN-F 361 Introduction to Historique a la Civilisation Francaise I
  • FREN-F 363 Introduction a la France Moderne
  • FREN-F 391 Studies in French Film
  • FREN-F 450 Colloquium in French Studies
  • FREN-F 454 Litterature Contemporaine 2
  • FREN-F 474 Theme et Version
  • FREN-F 480 French Conversation
  • FREN-F 495 Individual Readings in French

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2020-2021 Campus Bulletin
2019-2020 Campus Bulletin
2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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