University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

French B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - French

General Education Requirements

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


Upper-Division Core9
300-level Degree Electives12
400-level Courses6
Total Hours27

Degree Specific Credits: 27

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

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.

Upper-Division Core

Complete all of the following courses:
FRCH 301Advanced Grammar/Oral and Written Expression3
FRCH 350French Civilization & Culture3
FRCH 421Advanced Stylistics & Oral Arguments3
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

300-level Degree Electives

Complete four of the following courses:12
French Literature and Culture: Middle Ages and Renaissance
French Literature and Culture: 17th 18th Centuries
French Literature Culture: Long 19th Century
Literature and Culture III: French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures of the 20th Century
The French Cinema
Survey of African Cinema
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

400-level Courses

Complete 6 credits from the following courses:6
Studies in French Prose
Advanced Stylistics & Oral Arguments
Studies in French Drama
Special Topics
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-