May 19, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022

French, BA


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The French Major is designed to be combined with any other Major offered at Pacific University, where both majors can be completed in time for the anticipated graduation date.

Major Requirements


  • 4 credit(s)
  • 4 credit(s)
  • 4 credit(s)
  • 1 credit(s)
  • 1 credit(s)
  • Study Abroad 8 credits in French

    Students must register for 12 credits while abroad to keep full time status. However, only 8 credits of work taken in French will apply towards the French major. Students may take other credits taught in English. Students should consult International Programs regarding availability of courses taught in English. Students should consult with Advising Center and/or advisors from other departments about the possibility of courses taken abroad counting towards core requirements or another major/minor.

  • Upper division FREN credits taken at Pacific 8 credits 
    At least one course among these 8 credits must be from the following list of Writing in the Discipline FREN courses:  
    FREN304W/404W, FREN 308W/408W, or FREN 311W.

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Total: 34 Credits


*Short-term travel abroad courses may not count towards upper-division hours earned abroad.

** Other classes not listed here may be proposed to the French Program Coordinator for consideration.

Four credits may be waived for students able to start at the 201-level. Eight credits may be waived for students able to start at the 202-level or above. A student placing higher than the 202-level will have to substitute other FREN courses to meet the minimum number of 24 credits for the major.

DOUBLE-MAJOR EMPHASIS

Most students who major in French also major in another discipline. There are many double-major emphasis options available. Please contact Prof. Jeanne-Sarah de Larquier, French Program advisor, for more information.

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