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French Major (BA)


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French Major - Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Please see the UNLV College of Liberal Arts, French department web page at http://liberalarts.unlv.edu/Foreign_Languages/major_french.html for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets and 4/5 year plan for the major are available at https://www.unlv.edu/degree/ba-french.

Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Wilson Advising Center at http://liberalarts.unlv.edu/WAC/.

 Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the B.A. program in French Studies, students should be able to:

1.Write grammatically and lexically accurate sentences at the high intermediate level or above in French.

2. Pronounce French accurately so that it is not a strain for native speakers to understand them, and express themselves on general topics and narrate events.

3. Write analytically on literary and cultural topics in French.

4.Read intermediate to advanced texts in French and understand relevant linguistic structures.

5. Have general knowledge of the French and Francophone cultures and civilizations.

University Graduation Requirements

French Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits


General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 35-40 Credits


First-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


English Composition - Credits: 6


 

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Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


Constitutions - Credits: 3-6


Mathematics - Credits: 3


Distribution Requirement - Credits 18-19


Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts:
    • Automatically satisfied by Major requirements
  • Social Science: 9 Credits
    • One course each from three different fields
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 9-10

Multicultural and International


Multicultural, one 3 credit course required
International, one 3 credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/students

Major Degree Requirements - BA in French - Subtotal: 48 Credits


Humanities - Credits: 6

Fine Arts - Credits 6

 

Electives - Credits: 32-37


Total Credits: 120


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