Academics

French, BA

FrencRequirements and Recommendations


THE MAJOR


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:
•French 301 (Composition et stylistique) is a required course for all majors
•At least two other 300-level courses taught in French at UMass Boston.
•At least two 400-level courses taught in French, either in the French program at UMass Boston or on approved study abroad programs.


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


THE MINOR


Requirements for the minor in French include:


1.    Intermediate competence (French 201-202 or equivalent)


2.    French 301 (Composition et stylistique) and three additional courses at the 300 or 

       400 level taught in French.


3.    At least two of the required courses beyond 201-202 must be taken within the

       Department of Modern Languages Literatures and Cultures at UMass Boston.


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

 

 

Requirements and Recommendations

 

THE MAJOR

 

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:

French 301 (Composition et stylistique) is a required course for all mAt least two 400-level courses taught in French, either in the French program at UMB or on approved study abroad programs.

 

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

 

 

 

THE MINOR

 

Requirements for the minor in French include:

 

1.    Intermediate competence (French 201-202 or equivalent)

 

2.    French 301 (Composition et stylistique) and three additional courses at the 300 or  

       400 level taught in French

3.    At least two of the required courses beyond 201-202 must be taken within

       Department of Modern Languages Literatures and Cultures at

 

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