French Studies

Major in French Studies (40 credits)

212, 311 or 315, 312 or 316; one literature course from 324 (Fren Film Abroad), 325 (Fren Lit Abroad), 330, 331, 332, or 351; one cultural studies course from 323 (Fren Civ Abroad), 341, or 352; 16 additional 300-level credits including Art 250A (Histoire de l'art) in Cannes ; and 399. All students are urged to study abroad at our French affiliate, the Collège International de Cannes. CSB/SJU Study Abroad Programs fulfill many Common Curriculum as well as major/minor requirements. No more than 4 credits of ILP coursework can be applied towards the French major. Up to four credits taught in English from the list below may be applied to the major.

Major in French/Secondary Education (38 credits)

Same requirements as for the major in French studies.

212, 311 or 315, 312 or 316; one literature course from 324 (Fren Film Abroad), 325 (Fren Lit Abroad), 330, 331, 332, or 351; one cultural studies course from 323 (Fren Civ Abroad), 341, or 352; 16 additional 300-level credits including Art 250A (Histoire de l'art) in Cannes ; and 399. All students are urged to study abroad at our French affiliate, the Collège International de Cannes. CSB/SJU Study Abroad Programs fulfill many Common Curriculum as well as major/minor requirements. No more than 4 credits of ILP coursework can be applied towards the French major. Up to four credits taught in English from the list below may be applied to the major.

Suggestion:
See the education department listing for minor requirements.

Minor in French (20 credits)

212, 311 or 315, 312 or 316; and eight additional upper-division credits in French culture, language or literature, which may include ART 150A (Histoire de l'arte) in Cannes.

Courses taught in English

Consult with your French major advisor to discuss the best course for your program, if you choose to apply 4 credits in English toward your major.

ART 250B History of Art, in English (in Cannes)

ENG 243 Literary Theory and Criticism

ENG 383 Post-Colonial Literature

ENGL 386 Studies in Film

ENGL 387 Introduction to Linguistics

HIST 333 Gender & Society in Western Europe

HIST 335 Medieval Institutions and Society

HIST 341 The Enlightenment and the French Revolution

HONR - Some topics may be relevant to the French major; consult your advisor

PHIL 334 Modern Philosophy

PHIL 341 20th-Century Continental Philosophers

POLS 341 European Politics

THEA 337 History of Theater to 18th Century

THEA 338 History of Theater 18th Century to the Present

Students interested in an interdisciplinary major (language and literature, history, philosophy, and the fine arts) are encouraged to see European Studies for details.

Courses taught abroad

115 Elementary French I Abroad.
116 Elementary French II Abroad.
215 Intermediate French I Abroad.
216 Intermediate French II Abroad.
315 Conversation and Composition I Abroad.
316 Conversation and Composition II Abroad.
320 Advanced Grammar Abroad.
321 Phonetics. (1 credit)
322 Expression Théâtrale. (1-2 credits)
323 French Civilization Abroad.
324 French Cinema Abroad.
325 French Literature Abroad.

Courses (FREN)