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Major in French

Bachelor of Arts Degree

CIP 16.0901

University Studies Requirements...............................44-47 hrs

University Studies selections must include:
University Studies Electives:

CSC 199 Introduction to Information Technology

Note: Intermediate level modern language courses completed as part of the major or minor also satisfy modern language requirements for the B. A. All majors and minors, including those who score at or above the 301 level on the Placement Exam, will be required to take FRE 301 and 331. FRE 301 and 331 serve as a gateway courses to the upper level culture and literature courses. A minimum grade of C is required in 301 and 331. MLA 400 is required for the major; passing scores on the third year proficiency exams are required for entry into MLA 400.

Required Courses..............................................................19 hrs
MLA 099 Transitions
FRE 201 Intercultural Communications in French
FRE 202 Practical Applications in French
   or
FRE 203 French for the Working World
FRE 301 Social Issues in French Texts
FRE 323 French Culture and Civilization
   or
FRE 324 Contemporary French Culture and Civilization
FRE 331 Advanced Language Practice
MLA 400 Senior Seminar

Note: Credit for FRE 101 and 102 may not be used for the major but will be counted for graduation.

Limited Electives.................................................................6 hrs
   Select from the following literature courses:
FRE 401 Survey of French Literature I
FRE 402 Survey of French Literature II
FRE 419 European Cinema
FRE 421 Topics in French Literature
FRE 441 Topics in French Cultural Studies
FRE 450 Literary Masterpieces in French
FRE 460 Studies in a Genre
FRE 501 Middle Ages Literature
FRE 503 Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Literature
FRE 505 Nineteenth-Century Literature
FRE 507 Twentieth-Century Literature

FRE 521 Topics in French Literature

Approved Electives in French............................................9 hrs

   Select from FRE courses beyond FRE 203.

Required Support Courses French Major........................3 hrs

One related course outside of modern languages, selected from the approved list given in the departmental introduction.

Note: The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one summer.

Required Minor............................................................21-24 hrs

Electives........................................................................12-18 hrs

Total Curriculum Requirements..................................120 hrs1

1Each student must submit a senior research project.

 

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.

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