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French B.A. Major and Minor

Consult the Course Catalog for specific major or minor requirements. 

Sample Major Requirements

The major in French consists of FRE 202 plus 27 upper-division credits in courses taught in French.  At least 6 credits of 300-level courses must be taken before entering any 400-level course.  At least 12 credits of 400-level courses are required for the major.  Up to 6 upper-division credits may be taken outside of the French program in courses on related French or Francophone topics, with prior approval of the French major advisor. 

Sample Minor Requirements

A minor in French consists of a minimum of 19 credits including FRE 202 and 15 upper-division credits in courses taught in French.  At least 6 credits of 300-level courses must be taken before entering any 400-level course.  At least 6 credits of 400-level courses are required for the minor.

Study Abroad

To become fluent in French and gain insight into a Francophone country and its people, students are encouraged to study abroad for a semester or a year in Syracuse's program in Strasbourg, France. Students take fully accredited courses abroad in language, literature, fine arts, history, political science, and other approved areas of study. In Option I, courses are taught at the Syracuse University center in both English and French. In Option II, students study at the Institut International d'Etudes Françaises, part of the Université Marc Bloch. In Option III students are directly placed at the Université Marc Bloch and Université Robert Schuman. For further information, contact the French program coordinator or Syracuse University Abroad, 106 Walnut Place.

Classes

Consult the Course Catalog classes list for all French classes.