Requirements for a Major in French Studies
11 units with the following distribution, with 4 courses permitted in English.
Required courses – 6 units as follows:
Language classes FR 117, 231, 232
Literature class FR 251
Senior RFT (2 units)
FR 400 taken concurrently with one of the following upper-level French classes: 333, 334, 346.
Electives – 5 units as follows:
To be chosen from literature/film courses listed below, culture/civilization courses listed below and credits from Study Abroad courses.
107 Accelerated Elementary French
117 Accelerated Intermediate French
231 Artistic Adventures: Advanced French Conversation and Composition
232 People and Politics in the French-Speaking World
230 The Art of the Flaneur: Paris in Literature, Art and Film (Winter Intersession class in Paris)
234 Introduction to French Translation
241 French Civilization
242 Francophone Civilization
251 Introduction to Literature in French
310 Cities and Perversities: Literature in Turn-of-the-Century Paris, Vienna, Berlin and Barcelona (in translation)
320 French Masterworks in Translation
333 Nineteenth Century French Literature
334 Twentieth Century French Literature
335 French Beyond France: An Introduction to la Francophonie
346 A Window on France: French Literature Survey
351 French Women Writers in Translation
352 Cities in the Francophone World
355 Sex and Gender in Medieval French Literature (in translation)
356 French Cinema: Retrogrades, Rebels and Realists
400 Senior Learning Community: French Expository Writing
History 112 Western civilization in Modern Times
Art 112 Modern Art: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Art 217 Medieval Art
Art 218 Cities and Perversities: Art in Turn-of-the-Century Paris, Vienna, Berlin and Barcelona
Politics 232 Comparative European Politics
History 269 Modern France and the World
History 282 Working Stiffs and Welfare Moms: Love and Labor in the Modern World
History 284 Women and Men in Modern Europe and the World
History 286 On the Screen: Gender, Class and Culture in Film
Philosophy 213 Existentialism
Requirements for a Dual Major of French Studies and Childhood Education
For the Education course requirements consult the Education section.
For the French component of the Dual Major a total of 10 units is required.
Requirements for a Minor in French
A minimum of 6 units in French including the elementary course. One class may be taken in English translation. In courses listed, all courses taught in the language fulfill the International Perspectives requirement (I).