The Department of French and Italian

B. A. Degree Requirements in French

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Degree Plans

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French Studies Major (2020-2022 Catalog)

The French Studies Major consists of twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework including:

  • French (FR) 320E
  • FR 322E
  • Six hours of French courses chosen from:
  • Six hours of FR courses numbered 350 or above
  • Six hours of additional FR upper-division

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French Studies Major (2018-2020 Catalog)

The French Studies Major consists of twenty-four semester hours of upper-division coursework including:

  • FR 320E
  • FR 322E
  • Six hours chosen from:
    • FR 325C 
    • FR 325D 
    • FR 325E
  • Three hours of upper-division FR 
  • Six hours of FR courses numbered 350 or above
  • Three additional hours of upper-division FR, upper-division FC, FR 349P, FR 358Q, LA 321F, or LA 320

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French Major (2016-2018 Catalog and prior)

The French Major consists of twenty-four semester hours of upper-division FR, including:

  • FR 320E
  • FR 322E
  • FR 326K
  • FR 326L - students taking coursework in the fall of 2018 or later may substitute FR 326K/L with new FR literature courses FR 325 C, D, or E
  • Three hours chosen from:
    • FR 340C
    • FR 340P
    • or FR 340T 
  • Six hours of FR courses numbered 350 or above
  • Three additional hours of upper division FR or FC

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Minor Requirement for French Majors

Nearly all Liberal Arts majors require a minor. Regardless of your catalog, you must see your major advisor to declare a minor. Only one minor per major is permitted.
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Minor - 2016-2018 and later catalogs

Completion of 15-21 hours of prescribed coursework in a different field of study than the major is required. A complete list of approved minors, requirements, and instructions on how to declare can be found online. Some minors are restricted and may require an application. A transcript-recognized certificate may also satisfy this requirement.
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Minor - 2014-2016 and earlier catalogs

Either
(1) twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one field of study in the University;
Or
(2) A complete foreign language sequence not used for the foreign language requirement. Must include 9 hours total, 6 hours in residence, and 3 hours upper-division.
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Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Heather Peterson
BEN 2.108

Advising Sessions:
Appointment Request

Virtual Walk-In Availability
(no appointment necessary)

 

Undergraduate Faculty Advisor

Undergraduate French Faculty Advisor
Heather Pelletier
HRH 3.112A (please email for availability)
hpelletier@austin.utexas.edu

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  • Department of French and Italian

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    Austin, TX 78712-1800
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