Modern Language and Culture - French Track (BA)

Program of Study

Core IMPACTS Area : Institutional Priorities 14-5
Choose one of the following communication options3
Public Speaking
Foreign Language Course Options
AMSL, ARAB, CHIN, FREN, GERM, GREK, ITAL, JAPN, KREN, LATIN, PORT, SPAN - 1001, 1002, 2001, 2002; SWAH - 1001, 1002.
Take one of the following courses1-2
Scholarship Across the Disciplines
Introduction to Servant Leadership
Perspectives 1-hour
Perspectives 2-hour
Core IMPACTS Area : Mathematics & Quantitative Skills 13-7
DATA 1501Introduction to Data Science 3
MATH 1001Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3
MATH 1101Introduction to Mathematical Modeling3
MATH 1111College Algebra3
MATH 1113Pre-Calculus4
MATH 1125Applied Calculus3
MATH 1131Calculus with Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 1132Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 1165Computer-Assisted Problem Solving3
MATH 1401Introduction to Statistics3
MATH 1501Calculus I4
MATH 2125Introduction to Discrete Mathematics3
STAT 1401Elementary Statistics3
Core IMPACTS Area : Political Science and U.S. History 6
HIST 2111U. S. History to 18653
or HIST 2112 U. S. History since 1865
POLS 1101American Government3
Core IMPACTS Area : Arts, Humanities, and Ethics 6
Select one Fine Arts course3
Art Appreciation
Introduction to the History of Art I– Prehistoric through Gothic
Introduction to the History of Art II– Renaissance through Modern
Music Appreciation
Theatre Appreciation
Comparative Arts 2
Select one Humanities course3
World Literature I
World Literature II
The Western Intellectual Tradition
Introduction to Digital Humanities
Introduction to Philosophy
Comparative Arts 2
Core IMPACTS Area : Communicating in Writing 6
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
Core IMPACTS Area : Technology, Mathematics, and Sciences 1,37-11
ANTH 1145Human Origins3
ASTR 1105Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System3
ASTR 1106Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies3
ASTR 1305Descriptive Astronomy Lab1
ATSC 1112Understanding the Weather3
ATSC 1112LUnderstanding the Weather Lab1
BIOL 1125Contemporary Issues in Biology Non-Lab3
BIOL 1215KIntroductory Biology4
BIOL 1225KContemporary Issues in Biology with Lab4
CHEM 1151
Survey of Chemistry I
and Survey of Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 1152
Survey of Chemistry II
and Survey of Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 1211
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 1212
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Lab
CPSC 1105Introduction to Computing Principles and Technology3
CPSC 1301KComputer Science I4
ENVS 1105Environmental Studies3
ENVS 1105LEnvironmental Studies Laboratory1
ENVS 1205KSustainability and the Environment4
GEOG 2215Introduction to the Geographic Information Systems3
GEOL 1110Natural Disasters: Our Hazardous Environment3
GEOL 1121Introductory Geoscience I: Physical Geology3
GEOL 1121LIntroductory Geoscience I: Physical Geology Lab1
GEOL 1122Introductory Geo-sciences II: Historical Geology3
GEOL 1322Introductory Geo-sciences II: Historical Geology Lab1
GEOL 2225The Fossil Record4
PHYS 1111
PHYS 1311
Introductory Physics I
and Introductory Physics I Lab
PHYS 1112
PHYS 1312
Introductory Physics II
and Introductory Physics II Lab
PHYS 1125Physics of Color and Sound3
PHYS 1325Physics of Color and Sound Lab1
PHYS 2211
PHYS 2311
Principles of Physics I
and Principles of Physics I Lab
PHYS 2212
PHYS 2312
Principles of Physics II
and Principles of Physics II Lab
Core IMPACTS Area : Social Sciences6
Select one Behavioral Science course
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Moral Philosophy
Introduction to General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Select one World Cultures course3
Discovering Archaeology
Cultural Anthropology
Ancient World Civilizations
Language and Culture
Language and Culture
World Regional Geography
World History to 1500
World History since 1500
Understanding Non-Western Cultures
Core IMPACTS Total Hours42
Health and Wellness3
KINS 1106Lifetime Wellness2
or PHED 1205 Concepts of Fitness
Select one of the following1
Any PEDS course
Body Mapping (Music Majors Only)

The hours applied in the Institutional Priorities; Mathematics & Quantitative Skills; and Technology, Mathematics, and Sciences areas must add to 18 credit hours. 


ITDS 1145 Comparative Arts, though listed under both Fine Arts and Humanities, may be taken only once. 


At least 4 of the credit hours in this area must be in a lab science course.

Core Requirements
Complete the core requirements for this program.45
Core Total45
Field of Study Requirements Courses Related to the Major
Minimum grade of C is required in each course
Complete one of the following convocation courses with a satisfactory grade0
French Convocation
Spanish Convocation
Complete 6 hours of Intermediate-level studies in French or Spanish6
FREN 2001 Intermediate French I and FREN 2002 Intermediate French II, or
SPAN 2001 Intermediate Spanish I and SPAN 2002 Intermediate Spanish II
Select 12 hours of coursework (not applied above) from the following options12
Any foreign language courses at the 1001-2002 level not counted above or in Institutional Priorities IMPACTS Area
Cultural Anthropology
Multicultural Literature
Comparative Arts
Modern Latin America
Spain in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Introduction to Philosophy
Choose the following three course if pursuing teaching certification.
Investigating Critical & Contemporary Issues in Education
Exploring Socio-Cultural Contexts on Diversity in Educational Settings
Exploring Learning and Teaching
Field of Study Requirements Total18
Requirements for the Major
Minimum grade of C is required in each course
ENGL 5165UIntroduction to Linguistics3
FREN 2010Intermediate Conversation3
FREN 3001French Conversation3
FREN 3150French Culture and Civilization I3
or FREN 3160 Francophone Culture and Civilization
FREN 3201Approaches to Literature 3
FREN 3250Survey of French Literature3
or FREN 3260 Survey of Francophone Literature
FREN 4002Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
FREN 4990Senior Seminar 3
Select two FREN 3000- or 4000-level courses.6
Requirements for the Major Total30
General Electives
A second or third foreign language may be taken.
Complete an additional 12 credit hours of coursework at the 3000-level or higher.12
Complete an additional 18 credit hours at the 1000-level or higher.18
General Electives total30
Total Credit Hours123

Program Map

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ENGL 1101 English Composition I (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA AMATH 1001 or higher 3
FREN 1001 Elementary French I (minimum grade of C) or COMM 1110 Public Speaking (French majors should take COMM 1110 if they are starting their major at a higher level than FREN 1001) 3
AREA CFine Arts 3
AREA DScience without Lab 3
FREN 1000 French Convocation 0
 Credit Hours15
ENGL 1102 English Composition II (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA B2seminars 2
AREA FElective 3
AREA DMath/Tech/Science course 3
FREN 1002 Elementary French II (minimum grade of C) 3
PHED 1205
Concepts of Fitness
or Lifetime Wellness
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
AREA FElective 3
AREA DScience with Lab 4
AREA CHumanities 3
AREA EBehavioral Science 3
FREN 2001 Intermediate French I (minimum grade of C) 3
 Credit Hours16
AREA EWorld Cultures 3
AREA FElective 3
HIST 2111
U. S. History to 1865
or U. S. History since 1865
POLS 1101 American Government 3
FREN 2002 Intermediate French II (minimum grade of C) 3
 Credit Hours16
Third Year
FREN 2010 Intermediate Conversation (minimum grade of C) 3
Select one: 3
French Culture and Civilization I (minimum grade of C)  
Francophone Culture and Civilization (minimum grade of C)  
ENGL 5165U Introduction to Linguistics (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 1 3
AREA IElective 2 3
 Credit Hours15
FREN 3001 French Conversation (minimum grade of C) 3
FREN 3201 Approaches to Literature (minimum grade of C) 3
Select one: 3
Survey of French Literature (minimum grade of C)  
Survey of Francophone Literature (minimum grade of C)  
AREA IElective 1 3
AREA IElective 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
FREN 4002 Advanced Grammar and Composition (minimum grade of C) 3
Select any 3000 or 4000 level FREN class (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 1 3
AREA IElective 2 3
AREA IElective 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Select any FREN 3000 or 4000 course (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 1 3
AREA IElective 2 3
AREA IElective 2 3
FREN 4990 Senior Seminar (minimum grade of C) 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours123

In Area I, 12 credit hours must be 3000-level or higher.


In Area I, an additional 18 credit hours can be 1000-level or higher, including credits for a second or third foreign language.

Admission Requirements