The Department of Humanities offers a major and minor in French. Those interested in the study of French may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Education – K-12 French | English | German | International Business | International Studies | Spanish
Major in French
Students majoring in French earn the Bachelor of Arts degree. Students must successfully complete a minimum of 27 semester hours at the 204 level or above (at least 15 hours must be upper-college). Students who are placed in the 300 level or above must complete 24 semester hours at the 300 level or above (at least 15 hours must be upper-college).
Courses must include the following:
- FR 305 French Composition in Cultural Context
- FR 306 French Conversation in Cultural Context
- FR 340 French Civilization and Culture or FR 350 Contemporary France
- FR 360 Introduction to French Literature
- Twelve additional semester hours in French
- An approved Study Abroad experience
- One upper level course in which the Senior Project is completed
An internship abroad approved ahead of time by the department chair may be awarded up to 3 hours of elective credit toward a major in French.
Students majoring in French must also successfully complete a 12-hour minor area of concentration in a discipline of the student’s choice. A second world language at the 204-level or above is suggested.
Minor in French
Students wishing to obtain a minor in French must successfully complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in French at the 204-level or above. At least 3 of the semester hours must be at the upper-college level.
This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.