The French major is designed for student who wish to prepare for a career in teaching or for one in which a strong background in French language and culture is essential. By completing the Major, the student is prepared to pursue graduate work in French/Francophone literatures and cultures.
Students with some knowledge of French wishing to take Lower Division courses should take the French placement exam before registration. The exam is available on a drop-in basis at certain hours or by appointment in the Barbara Ann Ward Language Center (BAWLC), JR 316.
Students with advanced placement cannot receive credit for courses below the level at which they are enrolled. However, 200-level classes may be waived or replaced by appropriate classes. Please consult an advisor.