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2015-2016 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors


Program Director: Brian Arganbright (barganbright@transy.edu)
Office: Haupt 305
Phone: 233-8782 

Recommended Sequence of Courses

French Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
FREN 1014 French I* FREN 1024 French II* FREN 1034 French III

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
FREN 1034 French III -OR- FREN 2024 French Rhetoric and Comp. AND/OR FREN 2294 Special Topics
FREN 2014 French Grammar & Expression.  AND/OR FREN 2034 French Society & Culture AND/OR  
FREN 2054 Intro to French Lit. (with permission) Any Upper-level Elective(s)**  

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
FREN 2034 French Society & Culture AND/OR Any Upper-level Elective(s)** FREN 3504 Adv. Special Topics -OR-
FREN 2054 Intro to French Lit. AND/OR   Travel Course
Any Upper-level Elective(s)**    

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
Any Upper-level Elective(s)** FREN 4444 Senior Seminar FREN 3504 Adv. Special Topics -OR-
    Travel Course 

NOTE: Majors and minors in French are encouraged to participate in study abroad and May Term courses in French-speaking countries.
*All students must take the proficiency exam offered during Orientation.  Students who test into French II will begin the major/minor sequence in the Winter Term (first year).  Students who test into French III will begin the major/minor sequence in their first year, but follow the course sequence starting at the Sophomore level.

** Upper-level (2000 and above) electives include a choice of:

2 courses from Literary Periods: FREN 3144 Medieval and Renaissance Literature; FREN 3204 French Literature of the 17th and 18th Centuries; FREN 3324 French Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries; FREN 2294 Special Topics; FREN 3504 Advanced Special Topics,
2 courses from Specialized Studies: FREN 3094 French Business Culture; FREN 3304 Studies in Genre; FREN 3344 French Cinema; FREN 3404 Francophone Literature; FREN 3504 Advanced Special Topics
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