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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

French (B.A.)


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Program: B.A.
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Classroom-Medical Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ilcs

French is the language of many fascinating countries and cultures in Africa, parts of Asia, Europe, and North America. French-speaking countries influence many fields of study, such as the arts, philosophy, politics and world economy, science, and technology. With a major in French and a degree, in particular a B.A., you may continue your education in languages or expand into other fields at a graduate school, or you may pursue a career in business or teaching.

To earn the B.A. with a major in French, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7) and the School of Arts and Sciences (see Part 3), and satisfactorily complete the requirements of the major, given below.

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society


Area IV—Humanistic Thought


  • Additional credits in Area IV: 3

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in FREN) Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

School of Arts and Sciences Requirements


English Writing Credits: 0


Foreign Language


Distribution (not in FREN)


  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part C Credits: 9

Cultural Studies


  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part D Credits: 6

Core and Concentration (Major) Courses


  • Credits in 300-level French literature courses Credits: 6
  • Credits in 300-level French language courses, excluding F325 Oral French for Teachers Credits: *6–9
  • Credits in 400-level French and francophone civilization courses (F463 or F464) Credits: 3
  • Additional credits in 400-level French courses Credits: *9–12

*The combined total of 300-level French language courses and 400-level French courses must be at least 18 credits.

General Elective Courses


  • Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 124.

Total Credits: 124


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