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  Dec 17, 2017
 
2015-2016 University Catalog archived

Romance Languages major, with a French emphasis, leading to a BA degree


A major in Romance languages, with a French emphasis, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree consists of at least 33 credits as follows:

  1. FREN 261, 273, and 397
  2. One course in civilization: FREN 280, 281, 282, 283 or 285 
  3. One additional French course numbered 200 or above. The department head may approve any one Romance language literature, film, or culture course taught in English by Romance Languages faculty toward this requirement.
  4. Four additional French courses numbered 300 or above
  5. Completition of one of the following sequences:

a. the intermediate level or its equivalent in Spanish (SPAN 162, 164 or 172) and one of the following three pairings:

SPAN 220 and 240
SPAN 211 and 240
SPAN 212 and 220

b. PORT 163 and two 200-level Portuguese courses

c. ITAL 163 and two 200-level Italian courses

The department strongly recommends a study-abroad experience of at least one semester, and preferably one academic year.

Students interested in using Portuguese or Italian in combination with French or Spanish for the Romance Languages major should consult with the appropriate faculty member (or department head).

3. One additional French course numbered 200 or above


The department head may approve any one Romance language literature, film, or culture course taught by Romance Languages faculty toward this requirement.

4. Four additional French courses numbered 300 or above


5. Completion of one of the following sequences:


a. the intermediate level or its equivalent in Spanish (SPAN 162, 164 or 172) and one of the following three pairings:

SPAN 220 and 240
SPAN 211 and 240
SPAN 212 and 220b. 

b. PORT 163 and two 200-level Portuguese courses

c. ITAL 163 and two 200-level Italian courses

Study abroad


The department strongly recommends a study-abroad experience of at least one semester, and preferably one academic year.