French B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - French

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 27

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note: Students are required to maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 in all upper-division French courses presented in fulfillment of requirements for the French major. Must complete a minimum of 30 French upper division credits. FRCH 101 through FRCH 202, or equivalent, are a prerequisite for this major. A minimum of twelve upper-division credits for the major must be taken from UM faculty on the UM campus.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Upper-Division Core

9

300-level Degree Electives

12

400-level Courses

6

Teaching French Track

Total Hours

27


Upper-Division Core

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

FRCH 301

Adv Grammar/Oral Writ Exprsn

3

FRCH 350

French Civ & Culture

3

FRCH 421

Adv Stylistics & Oral Arg

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


300-level Degree Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Complete four of the following courses:

12

FRCH 310

Fr. Lit. Cult. Mid. Age Renass

FRCH 311

Fr. Lit. Cult. 17th 18th Cent.

FRCH 312

Fr. Lit. Cult. Long 19th Cent.

FRCH 313

Literature and Culture III: French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures of the 20th Century

FRCH 338

The French Cinema

FRCH 339

Surv African Cinema

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


400-level Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 6 credits from the following courses:

6

FRCH 420

Studies in French Prose

FRCH 421

Adv Stylistics & Oral Argument

FRCH 430

Studies in French Drama

FRCH 491

Special Topics

FRCH 494

Seminar/Workshop

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Teaching French Track

Notes:

  • This teaching track contains different/additional course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the teaching track of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the teaching track of a major or minor in that content area.

  • To complete this teaching track, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. You do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and Learning Department.

  • Tracks will not appear on your UM transcript, diploma, university lists, student data system, or university publications. They are used for advising purposes only. You do not fill out a major change for a track.

  • French qualifies for a single field endorsement. However, there is a limited demand in the majority of Montana high schools for teachers with a single endorsement in French. Students should complete the requirements for a second teaching endorsement in another field in more demand in high schools.

  • Study in a French speaking country, provided either through the university's Study Abroad Program or an experience considered to be equivalent, also is required.

Teaching French Track Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LING 270S

Intro to Linguistics

3

MCLG 410

Methods Teaching Foreign Language

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach French, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department.