Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Major in French

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. In addition to the general education core curriculum requirements, the Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) requires three additional hours of English literature, three hours of math/science/logic/computer science courses, six hours of 2000-level modern language courses, and a minor.
  3. Nine hours of writing intensive (WI) courses are required for graduation.
  4. Students must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors.
  5. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  6. Students in the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in French must complete 24 advanced hours in French and maintain a GPA of at least a 2.50 in all advanced French course work to meet graduation requirements.
  7. The minimum number of hours required for this degree program is 120. The number of free elective hours a student will complete depends on the number of hours a student may need to achieve the required 120 total or 36 advanced hours.
  8. Graduating seniors must submit a portfolio of their work to the French faculty in their last semester. Details about the portfolio are available in the Department's main office and on the French Program webpage.
  9. Graduating seniors must participate in an exit interview with French faculty in their last semester. Details about the exit interview are available in the Department's main office and on the French Program webpage.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Communication Component Code 0103Communication Component Code 0103
Mathematics Component Code 0203Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 0303
Government/Political Science Component Code 0703American History Component Code 0603
FR 1410 (TCCN FREN 1411)4Government/Political Science Component Code 0703
US 11001FR 1420 (TCCN FREN 1412)4
 14 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 0303Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 0403
American History Component Code 0603Creative Arts Component Code 0503
Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803Component Area Option Code 090/0913
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)13FR 2320 (TCCN FREN 2312)3
FR 2310 (TCCN FREN 2311)3Minor3
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
BA Science, Math, Computer Science, or Logic3BA English Literature3
FR Advanced Electives6FR Advanced Electives6
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
FR Advanced Electives6FR Advanced Electives6
Minor3Electives (as needed)9
Electives (as needed)6 
 15 15
Total Hours: 120

An ENG Literature course may be selected from the following: ENG 2310 (TCCN ENGL 2322), ENG 2320 (TCCN ENGL 2323), ENG 2330 (TCCN ENGL 2332), ENG 2340 (TCCN ENGL 2333), ENG 2359 (TCCN ENGL 2327), ENG 2360 (TCCN ENGL 2328), ENG 2371