May 19, 2019  
Catalogue 2019-2020 
Catalogue 2019-2020

French and Francophone Studies Major

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Required Units

Total number of units required for major, excluding any required Intensive(s): 10

Required Intensive units, if any: 1

Total units required: 11

Distributional Content Area Units Required

Two units at the 300-level which may include one unit of senior thesis but excludes other forms of independent work.


Eight additional units of FFS courses.

Following initial placement, students should work through each level of the curriculum in order to enroll in a higher level as follows:


One unit of Intensive required preferably taken as two 0.5 units.


  • A maximum of six units may be earned from study abroad.
  • One unit may be elected from a related field outside FFS if 100-level units are not counted towards the major. Such elections must be approved by advisor or by petition to the Department.
  • Students may not take or count toward the major courses lower in level than their initial placement by the department.
  • One unit of Advanced Placement credit may be counted toward the major.

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