Nov 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

French, B.A.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in French.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


31 credits:

Electives


21 to 36 credits 

Note


A major in French consists of 31 credits beginning at the 200 level including prior-learning credits. In addition, majors must complete two courses in literature (one in Continental French literature and one in Francophone literature) and one in civilization/culture. Normally, majors must take at least 19 credits in French at Mount St. Mary's, of which a minimum of six credits must be taken during the senior year for those students who have a single major, and three credits for those with a double major. In addition students must take FREN 498 - Senior Seminar in the fall of their senior year.

Eligible students beginning at FREN 201 Intermediate French I (3)   will receive 3 credits prior-learning upon successful completion of FREN 201 Intermediate French I (3)   (C or better). Eligible students beginning at FREN 301 Introduction to French Studies (3)   will receive 6 credits prior-learning upon successful completion of FREN 301 Introduction to French Studies (3)  (C or better). Prior-learning does count toward the number of credits required for the major.

 

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in French, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

Foundation of Social Science (3)

FREN 101 Beginning French I (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

FREN 102 Beginning French II (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

FREN 201 Intermediate French I (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  (either semester)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

FREN 202 Intermediate French II (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Junior Year 

Fall Semester

XXMO 300 Modernity in Lit. or Art (3)

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

FREN 301 Introduction to French Studies (3)  

FREN 300 or 400-Level Major Elective (3)

GNSCI XXX Lab Science (4) (either semester)

16 credits 

Spring Semester

XX GE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

PHIL/THEOL 300 Ethics and The Human Good (3)

FREN 300 or 400-Level Major Elective (3)

FREN 300 or 400-Level Major Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

FREN 498 Senior Seminar (1-3)  

FREN 300 or 400-Level Major Elective (3)

FREN 300 or 400-Level Major Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

16 credits

Spring Semester

FREN 300 or 400-Level Major Elective (3)

FREN 300 or 400-Level Major Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

 

 

 

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