French A.B.

French majors are required to study abroad for at least one semester in a program that has been approved by the university and the department. The study abroad semester may be completed at any point before the fall semester of a student's final year at Elon. Additional credits from abroad may be applied to general studies requirements, another major or a minor as appropriate, or used as elective credit for graduation.

A Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in French requires the completion of the Elon Core Curriculum as well as the Major Requirements listed below.

Major Requirements

Required courses: 12 sh

FRE FRE 2020INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II

4 sh

FRE 3050METHODS OF LITERARY AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS

4 sh

FRE 4970CAPSTONE SEMINAR

4 sh

FRE 0070SENIOR COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION

0

FRE 222: waived for students who place at the 300-level

FRE 350: must be taken on campus

Select at least two (no more than three) courses numbered 300-349: 8 sh

(must be taken on campus)

FRE 3010REEL STORIES: CONTEMPORARY TOPICS THROUGH FILM

4 sh

FRE 3011VOICES OF IDENTITY THROUGH FRENCH PHONETICS

4 sh

FRE 3012FRENCH CUISINE AND CULTURE

4 sh

FRE FRE 3013BUSINESS CULTURES OF THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD

4 sh

FRE 3014CULTURAL SHIFTS IN FRANCE THROUGH MUSIC

4 sh

FRE 3015FRENCH THEATRE IN PRODUCTION

4 sh

Select at least two Perspectives courses: 8 sh

(Must be taken on campus. Prerequisite: FRE 350)

FRE 3061PERSPECTIVES ON EARLY FRANCE

4 sh

FRE 3062PERSPECTIVES ON MODERN FRANCE

4 sh

FRE 3063PERSPECTIVES ON THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD

4 sh

FRE 3060PERSPECTIVES ON FRENCH CIVILIZATION

4 sh

Study Abroad Preparation and Reflection: 4 sh

WLC 301, WLC 302, WLC 303: This is an elective three-part course to prepare for and reflect upon the study abroad experience with a faculty mentor and cohort of other students studying abroad.

Study Abroad Electives: 12 sh

A semester abroad including 12 semester hours taught in French is required of the major. A maximum of 12 semester hours taught abroad in French may count toward the major. Programs and courses abroad must be pre-approved by the Department and the Registrar.

An internship in French is optional but strongly encouraged. Up to 4 semester hours of internship credit taken abroad may count as "Study Abroad Electives" in the French major.  Internship must have pre-approval by a faculty mentor at Elon and by the department.


Total Credit Hours: 44

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