French, BA

FrencRequirements and Recommendations

  1. Majors are required to take a minimum of ten courses with French and francophone content to complete the major in French. At least five must be taken at UMass Boston. [1]

  2. Of these ten courses, three courses can be taken in English, selected from a list approved by the department in consultation with the student’s advisor.  A list of approved courses taught in English will be provided to the student upon request.

  3. The other seven courses should be at the 300- or 400-level and taught in French.

  4. In addition, the student must make sure to fulfill the following requirements:

Note: Taking three courses in English toward the major is just an option. The student may choose to complete the major by taking all ten courses taught in French.

Read about the French minor.

[1] Classes in the French program at the 100- and 200-level do not count towards the ten required courses for the major.

[1]Classes in the French program at the 100 and 200 level do not count towards the ten