Bachelor of Arts in French

Effective fall 2013, to attain a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French, students must complete 36 semester hours in the following areas:   

Core courses (18 hours)

  • FRE 201 -- Intermediate French I
  • FRE 202 -- Intermediate French II  
  • FRE 304 -- French Composition and Conversation
  • FRE 401- -French Phonetics and Pronunciation OR FRE 402 -- Advanced French Grammar and Syntax
  • FRE 480 -- Studies in French Culture
  • FRE 481 -- Studies in French Literature

Culture study (6 hours, select any two not taken above)

  • FRE 310 -- French Culture and Society Today
  • FRE 311 -- French Cultural History
  • FRE 330 -- Studies in French Language Cinema
  • FRE 340 -- Business French
  • FRE 401 -- French Phonetics and Pronunciation
  • FRE 402 -- Advanced French Grammar and Syntax
  • FRE 480 -- Studies in French Culture
  • FRE 520 -- Readings in French (culture topic)

Literary study (6 hours, select any two not taken above)

  • FRE 320 -- Survey of French Literature
  • FRE 322 -- French Drama
  • FRE 323 -- French Prose Fiction
  • FRE 481 -- Studies in French Literature
  • FRE 520 -- Readings in French (literary topic)

Interdisciplinary course (3 hours, select one)

  • CIN 201 -- Survey of World Cinema
  • ENG 206 -- Western World Literature I
  • ENG 207 -- Western World Literature II
  • ENG 381 -- Introduction to Linguistics
  • GEO 402 -- Geography of Europe
  • HIS 409 -- The French Revolution
  • HIS 348 -- History of France 1804-1918
  • HIS 349 -- History of France 1918 to present
  • PSC 330 -- Politics of Europe

Elective in French (3 hours)

  • Select any courses above FRE 202 not taken above.

Attention!  The program outlined above is in effect for students who enter NKU under the 2013-2014 catalog.  Students who entered under a previous catalog will follow the requirements listed in their catalog, and should use the checklist at the right labeled "2012 and earlier".