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French course catalog


EMILY CRANFORD, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A. Wake Forest; M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

TADDY KALAS, Professor
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

KIKI KOSNICK, Assistant Professor
B.A., B.S., Michigan State; M.A., Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)

MAJOR IN FRENCH. 32 credits, including FREN-301, FREN-331*, FREN-441; 12 credits of coursework in literature, culture, and civilization, which must include the following distribution: 2 credits of early period literature, 2 credits of late period literature, 2 credits of civilization/cultural studies, 2 credits of an immersive experience, 4 more credits in any of the above; 8 additional elective credits. FREN-101 and FREN-102 may not be counted toward the major. *In the case of a scheduling conflict, another advanced course may be substituted for 331 in consultation with the department.

MAJOR FOR TEACHING FRENCH. 34 credits. An immersive study abroad experience in Dijon, France is highly recommended.

MINOR IN FRENCH. 20 credits, including FREN-301, FREN-331, and at least 4 credits of coursework from FREN 351-373; 8 additional elective credits. FREN-101, FREN-102, FRST, and WLIT may not be counted toward the minor.

For an interdisciplinary minor related to French, see Linguistics.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.

Courses (FREN)

Courses (FRST)

Megan Hoppe '21 in the 1865 dress she made

Hoppe '21 combines research, sewing skills in unexpected honors project

Triple major Megan Hoppe '21 combined her research and sewing skills to create an unexpected honors project and "knocked it out of the park," in the words of her advisor.

Francophone Film Festival Feb. 20-March 10

French-language films will be presented every Thursday at 7 p.m. Feb. 20-March 19 at the annual Francophone Film Festival. Films are free and the public is welcome.

Student from Sri Lanka wins annual poetry award

Lalini Shanela Ranaraja, a sophomore from Sri Lanka, won this year's Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award.