French B.A.

Degree Requirements

Areas A-E (See Core section of the Catalog) (42 semester hours)

Area F (18 semester hours)

FREN 1001Intro French Lang & Culture I

3

FREN 1002Intro Fren Lang & Culture II

3

FREN 2001Interm French Lang & Culture

3

FREN 2002Interm Fren Lang & Culture II

3

FREN 1001: if equivalent was not taken in high school

Selections from the following if not taken in Areas B, C or E (6-9 semester hours)

ARTS 1105Understanding Visual Art

3

ENGL 2110World Literature

3

GEOG 1102World Regional Geography

3

HIST 1131World Civilization & Soc I

3

HIST 1132World Civilization & Soc II

3

IDST 2115Intro to Folklore

3

IDST 2205Global Issues and Society

2

IDST 2210Ethics and Society

2

IDST 2215Communication in Society

2

IDST 2310Fine & Applied Arts in Civ

3

IDST 2315Amer Diverse Cultural Heritage

3

IDST 2505Interpersonal Relations in Soc

3

MUSC 1105Music & Civilization

3

PHIL 2010Survey of Philosophy

3

SOCI 1121Sociological Perspectives

3

THEA 1105Theatrical Heritage

3

Major Requirements (30 semester hours)

FREN 3010French Structure & Composition

3

FREN 3020French Conversation & Diction

3

FREN 3110French Culture & Civ I

3

FREN 3120French Culture & Civ II

3

FREN 3210Survey of French Literature I

3

FREN 3220Survey of French Literature II

3

FREN 4110Adv Structure & Composition

3

FREN 4210Business French

3

FREN 4220Francophone Women Writers

3

FREN 4999La Francophonie

3

Cognate Area (3 semester hours)

LING 2200Human Language

3

MFLG 0001First Year Academic Seminar

1

MFLG 0001: The MFLG 0001 course is required of all MLC majors, but does not count towards the 120 hours required for graduation.

Required Minor (15-18 semester hours)

The minor may be in another language or in any other field.

Electives (9-12 semester hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Other Requirements

  1. A grade of C or better must be earned in all courses that count toward the major program.
  2. A minimum of 39 semester hours must be taken at the 3000-4000 level.
  3. Complete First Year Academic Seminar with a satisfactory grade. Students who transfer to GC are exempt from this requirement.
  4. The B.A. degree requirement in one foreign language at the 4th college level is met by all Modern Languages and Cultures majors.
  5. Majors are strongly encouraged to study French in a French-speaking country during Summer, Fall, or Spring semester, or for a full year in their Junior year.  Course equivalents must be worked out with the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and the International Education Center prior to registration.  Several months before registration, students should meet with the French Program Coordinator to discuss courses which satisfy degree requirements. French majors must receive approval from the French Program Coordinator and the Chairperson of Modern Languages and Cultures before registering for a study abroad program

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in French / Teacher Certification: Students who wish to prepare for teacher certification can continue their studies at Georgia College with the Master of Arts in Teaching degree.  Sometimes called the Four-Plus-One program, students complete a B.A. in French, then complete the M.A.T. program to receive both certification and a master's degree in one additional year of study. Please visit the M.A.T. website and contact the M.A.T. Graduate Applications Advisor for additional information.