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Program at a Glance

College of Arts and Humanities
Modern Languages
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The B.A in French and Francophone Studies focuses on the study of languages, cultures, and literatures in France and in the numerous countries where French is spoken, as the official or second language. It consists of 36 credit hours at the 3000 and 4000 level.

Students who have completed four years of high school French may be eligible to begin taking classes at the 3000 or 4000 level. Eligible test scores may determine placement or students can request a department-administered placement test.

  • Please note that native French speakers and/or students who have received advanced education in French-speaking societies may not take lower division French courses. These students can, with their advisor's consent, substitute other upper division level courses for FRE 4422 and FRE 4421.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • 36 credits in French must be taken at the 3000 level or above in FRW, FRE, and FRT courses.
  • At least six (6) of the 36 French credits must be at the 4000 level.
  • Earn at least a "C" (2.0) in all courses.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 18 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.
  • Language credit by exam will not be given in courses lower in level than those in which students are presently enrolled.
  • Co-op or internship credit cannot be used in this major.
  • Students must see a French advisor to obtain proper counseling and have their schedule approved before registering for courses in their major.
  • Courses designated in Gen Ed Program and Common Program Prerequisites are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

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