French: French Commercial Studies, BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences Major in French, French Commercial Studies Concentration


department website: https://frit.illinois.edu/academics/french

department faculty: French & Italian Faculty

advising: French & Italian advising


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: french-italian@illinois.edu


for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences Major in French, French Commercial Studies Concentration


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.

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.


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


Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 34 hours beyond the 100-level. Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level in the major must be taken on this campus.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.


FR 205Oral French2
FR 207Writing and Grammar Workshop3
FR 211Introduction to Literary Studies3
FR 212Introduction to Cultural Analysis: French Identities3
FR 213French Phonetics2
FR 314Advanced Grammar in Context3
FR 419Techniques in Translation I3
FR 485Commercial & Econ French I3
Four courses at the 300- or 400- level (3 of 4 of the electives must be taken in French) in any of the following: French language and translation, business, cinema, culture, linguistics, literature, media.12
Approved supporting course work in business administration, finance, and/or economics selected in consultation with the concentration adviser. 15
Total hours49