French Commercial Studies Concentration

For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum


Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 45 hours beyond the 100-level plus the Western Civilization requirement.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60 - 75 hours). Please see your adviser.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Departmental distinction: A student must have at least a 3.45 LAS cumulative grade point average, complete a senior thesis FR 492, and complete two additional advanced-level courses in French or in supporting course work. Consult the honors adviser for details.

FR 205Oral French2
FR 207Writing and Grammar Workshop3
FR 208Critical Writing and Reading3
FR 2103
FR 301Medieval and Early Modern Literature3
FR 213French Phonetics2
FR 314Advanced Grammar in Context3
FR 419Techniques in Translation I3
FR 421Techniques in Translation II3
2 hours of French electives approved by the Departmental Advisor2
Four courses in French civilization, French literature, French linguistics, or Francophone studies 12
FR 485Commercial & Econ French I3
FR 486Commercial & Econ French II3
Approved supporting course work in business administration, finance, and/or economics selected in consultation with the concentration adviser. 15
Western civilization. Select from: 6-8
Early Masterpieces of Western Culture
and Modern Masterpieces of Western Culture
French Cultural History to 1789
and French Cultural History 1789-1968
Ancient to Medieval Art
and Renaissance to Modern Art