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French Major Checklist

These are all of the courses you'll be required to take in order to graduate with a French major. Note that you'll also be required to complete an 18-credit minor in addition to the courses you need for your degree.

Major Courses for French & Francophone Studies Concentration

  • FREN 201 - Intermediate French
  • FREN 202 - French for Reading
  • FREN 311 - Introduction French and Francophone Literature
  • FREN 361 - Advanced French I
  • FREN 362 - Advanced French II
  • FREN 421 - France and the Francophone World OR FREN 422 - Topics in the Francophone World
  • FREN 471 - Survey of French Literature I
  • FREN electives: 12 credit hours of FREN electives at the 300/400 level

Choose one course from the following:

  • FREN 424 - Sociocultural Context of Louisiana French
  • FREN 460 - Advanced Composition and Stylistics
  • FREN 465 - Introduction to French Linguistics
  • FREN 466 - History of the French Language

Choose one course from the following:

  • FREN 425 - Francophone Oral Literature
  • FREN 470 - Francophone Maghreb
  • FREN 485 - Francophone Belgium
  • FREN 481 - Quebec
  • FREN 491 - Francophone Antilles and the Indian Ocean
  • FREN 492 - Francophone Louisiana
  • FREN 495 - Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa

For this concentration, you'll choose your own minor (18 hours).


Major Courses for French Education Concentration

This program prepares its students for licensure or certification within the state of Louisiana. Please visit the list of licensure programs for important information if you plan to move out of state.

  • FREN 201 - Intermediate French
  • FREN 202 - French for Reading
  • FREN 311 - Introduction French and Francophone Literature
  • FREN 361 - Advanced French I
  • FREN 362 - Advanced French II
  • FREN 421 - France and the Francophone World OR FREN 422 - Topics in the Francophone World
  • FREN 471 - Survey of French Literature I
  • FREN 472 - Survey of French Literature II
  • FREN electives: 9 credit hours of FREN courses at the 300/400 level

Choose one course from the following:

  • FREN 424 - The Sociocultural Context of Louisiana French
  • FREN 460 - Advanced Composition and Stylistics
  • FREN 465 - Introduction to French Linguistics
  • FREN 466 - History of the French Language

Choose one course from the following:

  • FREN 425 - Francophone Oral Literature
  • FREN 481 - Quebec
  • FREN 485 - Francophone Belgium
  • FREN 491 - Francophone Antilles and the Indian Ocean
  • FREN 492 - Francophone Louisiana

Education Courses for the French Education Concentration

This program prepares its students for licensure or certification within the state of Louisiana. Please visit the list of licensure programs for important information if you plan to move out of state.

  • EDCI 427 - Teaching in a Diverse Society
  • EDCI 450 - Classroom Management and Instructional Design for Secondary Teachers
  • EDCI 463 - Secondary School Foreign Language Methods
  • EDCI 479 - Student Teaching in the Middle School
  • EDFL 456 - Classroom Assessment
  • IRED 315 - Technology in Education
  • READ 410 - Teaching Content Literacy in the Secondary/Middle School
  • PSYC 220 - Educational Psychology
  • PSYC 312 - Adolescent Psychology
  • SPED 391 - Foundations of Inclusive Education