For a 30-credit major in French, students complete the following:
|Select at least 7 courses taught in French 1||21|
|Select 2 additional courses from the department’s French offerings or from the list of approved courses in other departments||6|
|Select one capstone seminar taught in English||3|
These may include FREN 2211 with a grade of B or better, and/or approved courses from study abroad partner institutions (list available upon request).
Students select their course of study from a variety of offerings including courses on composition and conversation, creative writing, France's culture, francophone cultures, literature, and 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 with an advisor of their choice, as soon as possible, to plan a program of study.
The following list of courses taught in English has been approved to count toward the French major and minor:
|AHST 1120||Medieval Art: Catacombs to Cathedrals||3|
|AHST 1152||Modern Art||3|
|ENGL 1030||Fairy Tales||3|
|ENGL 1140||Caribbean Literature: History, Culture, and Identity *||3|
|HIST 2230||Early Modern France||3|
May require some additional work in French to be determined by the French advisor.
Magis Core Curriculum
Beginning with the Class of 2023, all undergraduate students will be required to complete the Magis Core Curriculum. Please refer to the Curricula section of this undergraduate catalog for a detailed explanation of the Magis Core.