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French and Francophone Studies

Major in French and Francophone Studies:

To declare a major in French and Francophone Studies a student must have a grade point average of at least 2.00 in French 203 (Intermediate French I) or demonstrate an equivalent mastery of the language.

Majors complete nine courses beyond the Intermediate I course, including:

FRN 204 Intermediate French II

FRN 301 Communication and Cultural Understanding

FRN 304 Approaches to Textual Analysis*

At least four 400—level courses** (French and Francophone Studies majors will complete a Culminating Undergraduate Experience project in their last 400-level course)

After completion of either FRN 301 or FRN 304, French and Francophone Studies majors may count one 300-level FRN course taught in English toward their major by reading in French (where applicable) and writing all assignments for the course in French.

All majors must maintain a grade point average of at least 2.00 in all courses required for the major.

Minor in French and Francophone Studies:

To declare a minor in French and Francophone Studies a student must have a grade point average of at least 2.00 in French 203 (Intermediate French I) or demonstrate an equivalent mastery of the language.

Majors complete six courses beyond the Intermediate I course, including:

FRN 204 Intermediate French II

FRN 301 Communication and Cultural Understanding

FRN 304 Approaches to Textual Analysis*

At least two 400—level courses**

After completion of FRN 301 or FRN 304, French and Francophone Studies minors may count one 300-level FRN course taught in English toward their minor by reading in French (where applicable) and writing all assignments for the course in French.

All minors must maintain a grade point average of at least 2.00 in all courses required for the minor.

* Prerequisite to all 400-level courses.

** 400-level courses carry the College's W designation (writing intensive course).

Teacher Certification:

Students seeking certification in the teaching of French in Elementary or secondary schools must apply for admission to the program through their faculty advisor no later than the end of the sophomore year. They must maintain a grade point average of at least 3.00 in all courses attempted at the major at Muhlenberg and demonstrate fluent command of the spoken and written language. French secondary certification candidates are required to complete FRN 330 Introduction to Francophone Studies.

 

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