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2023-2024 University Catalog

Romance Languages (French), B.A.


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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for BA Romance Languages

Students with a concentration in French/Spanish will develop proficiency in written expression and reading comprehension.  

French/Spanish majors will develop and display proficiency in speaking and listening skills in French/Spanish.  

Students will acquire broad knowledge or French - Francophone cultures, literatures, languages, and civilizations or Spanish - Hispanophone cultures, literatures, languages, and civilizations. 

General Education Requirements


Mathematics Credits: 6*


Science


  • BIOS Credits: 3 3
  • BIOS or Physical Science Credits: 6 3

Humanities


Social Sciences


  • Social Sciences Credits: 6 2

Arts


  • Arts Elective Credits: 3 4

Total Credit Hours: 39


Other Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 49


Course Requirements for Major


Total Credit Hours: 32


Total Credit Hours Required: 120


* See General Course Requirements and Approved Electives in the Liberal Arts Section.

  1. “C” or better required
  2. Must include courses from two different fields (ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOC, or URBN) and at least 6 hours at 2000-level or higher. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement
  3. 6 hour sequence in one science. Select from BIOS, CHEM, EES, PHYS. 3 hours must be BIOS. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement
  4. From FA, MUS, theater or film/video-related FTA. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  5. Students must take one of the English courses from the Gen Ed menu- English 2041, 2043, 2071, 2072, 2090, 2091, 2208, 2218, 2311, 2312, 2341, 2377, 2378 or 2521

In all cases, college subject requirements should be completed before taking electives. Refer to the University and college requirements for particulars. In conference with a foreign language advisor each student will plan a balanced and coherent program designed for the student’s particular needs and interests. Through choice of electives the student may wish to combine the Major program with another field of study: a second foreign language and literature, linguistics, the civilization of an area, an allied subject within the humanities, an allied field within the social sciences, sciences, or business administration.

Four Year Plan of Study


B.A. in Romance Languages (French)

Students must complete an option in French or Spanish for the B.A. in Romance Languages.

Understanding Your Degree Program of Study  

 

Four Year Plan of Study Key 

GE - General education  

M - Major coursework 

O - Other coursework  

FE - Free electives  

RE - Restricted electives  

UR - University requirements  

CR - College requirements  

Program requirements - Some degree programs offer an opportunity to complete a Concentration (C) within the major. Some degree programs require that a Concentration (C) or an Option (OP) be completed as a part of the major. 

 

First Year of Enrollment


First Year 

Code 

Course 

Credit Hours 

GE 

ENGL 1157 English Composition 

GE 

ENGL 1158 or 1159 English Composition 

(C grade or higher required)

GE 

Humanities - See General Education Menu

Recommended: 

FREN 1001 Basic French I (French Option) OR 

SPAN 1001 Basic Spanish I (Spanish Option) 1

GE 

*Humanities - See General Education Menu

Recommended: 

FREN 1002 Basic French II (French Option) OR 

SPAN 1002 Basic Spanish II (Spanish Option) 1

GE 

*Math - See General Education Menu 

Recommended:

MATH 1031 Survey Mathematical Thought I OR 

MATH 1032 Survey Mathematical Thought II OR 

MATH 1115 Applied Algebra 1

GE 

Math - See General Education Menu

GE 

Art - See General Education Menu

GE 

Science - Biology - See General Education Menu 

GE 

Social Science - See General Education Menu

O-FE 

Free Elective 

O-UR 

UNIV 1001 University Success 

(Required of all first-year students.)

Total hours - Year One: 31 

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS. 

Second Year of Enrollment


Second Year 

Code 

Course 

Credit Hours 

GE 

Science - BIOS or Physical Science - See General Education Menu 2

GE 

Science - BIOS or Physical Science - See General Education Menu 2

GE 

*Humanities - Literature - See General Education Menu

Recommended: ENGL 2341 Survey British LIterature 1

GE 

Social Science - See General Education Menu 

ENGL 2342 Survey British Literature II 

O-RE 

FREN 2001 Intermediate French I (French Option) OR 

SPAN 2001 Intermediate Spanish I (Spanish Option) 

O-RE 

FREN 2002 Intermediate French II (French Option) OR SPAN 2002 Intermediate Spanish II (Spanish Option) 

HIST 1001 World History I 

O-FE 

Free Elective 

O-FE 

Free Elective 

Total Hours - Year Two: 30 

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS. 

Third Year of Enrollment


Year Three 

Code 

Course 

Credit Hours 

M-RE 

FREN 3031 French Conversation (French Option) OR 

SPAN 3031 Spanish Conversation (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

FREN 3041 Advanced French Grammar (French Option) OR

SPAN 3041 Advanced Spanish Grammar (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

FREN 3042 Advanced French Comp & Syntax (French Option) OR

SPAN 3042 Advanced Spanish Comp & Syntax (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

FREN 3100 Survey French Literature (French Option) OR

Spanish Literature 3000+ (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

FREN 3197 Oral Proficiency (French Option) OR 

SPAN 3197 Oral Proficiency (Spanish Option) 

HIST 1002 World History II 

O-RE 

European or Latin American History 

O-RE 

Social Sciences 2000+ 

O-FE 

Free Elective 

O-FE  

Free Elective 

O-FE 

Free Elective 

Total hours - Year Three: 31 

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS.

Fourth Year of Enrollment


 

Year Four 

Code 

Course 

Credit Hours 

M-RE 

FREN 3002 Practical French Phonetics (French Option) OR

SPAN 3002 Phonetics (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

French Literature 3000+ (French Option) OR 

Spanish Literature 3000+ (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

French Culture 3000+ (French Option) OR 

Hispanic Cultures 3000+ (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

French Culture 3000+ (French Option) OR 

Hispanic Cultures 3000+ (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

FREN 3500 Tutorial for Graduating Majors (French Option) OR

SPAN 3500 Tutorial for Graduating Majors (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

French Elective 4000 level (French Option) OR 

Spanish Elective 4000 level (Spanish Option) 

M-RE 

French Elective 4000 level (French Option) OR 

Spanish Elective 4000 level (Spanish Option) 

O-RE 

3000+ Non-major Elective 

O-RE 

3000+ Non-major Elective 

O-RE 

European or Louisiana History 2000+ 

Year Four - Total Hours: 28 

Total degree hours: 120 

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS.

Total Credit Hours Required: 120


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