French majors elect a minimum of 30 upper-division credits in French for a total of 10 courses:
|Select at least 7 courses taught in French 1||21|
|Select up to 2 courses taught in English, either from the department's offerings or from a list of approved courses in other departments||6|
|Select one capstone seminar taught in English||3|
This may include FR 0211 with a grade of B or better.
Students select their course of study from a variety of offerings including courses on composition and conversation, creative writing, France's culture, francophone culture, literature, film. French majors also have the opportunity to apply for internships that count towards the major. Students are encouraged to study abroad in France or in a francophone country either during the junior year or in the summer. The final course for the French major must be taken at Fairfield University.
All majors are urged to work closely, as soon as possible, with an advisor of their choice to plan a program.
The following list of courses taught in English have been approved to count toward the French major and minor:
|AH 0120||Medieval Art of Western Europe||3|
|AH 0152||Modern Art||3|
|EN 0103||Fairy Tales||3|
|EN 0114||Caribbean Literature: History, Culture, and Identity *||3|
|EN 0117||Introduction to Francophone Sub-Saharan African Culture *||3|
|EN 0316||Theoretical Readings of 19th Century Novels||3|
|HI 0230||Early Modern France||3|
|HI 0316||French Revolution and Napoleon||3|
|HI 0317||Religious Outsiders in Early Modern France and Europe||3|
May require some additional work in French to be determined by the French advisor.