French Language and Literature (BA) (16FRNCHBA)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 FLF 202 Intermediate French II 1,J 3
FLF 201 Intermediate French I 1, 12, K 3 History II 7 3
History  I 7, C 3 GEP Mathematics A 3
GEP Mathematics A 3 Social Science11, D 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 Philosophy 9, C 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
14 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLF 310 French Syntax and Composition 1 3 FLF 308 Adv Conver & Reading 1 3
FLF 309 French Phonet and Pronun 1 3 FLF 315 French Civil & Culture 1 3
GEP Natural Science B 4 GEP Natural Science B 3
Social Science 11, D 3 Arts and Letters Elective 10 3
Free Elective 4 3 Social Science 11 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLF 302 1, 8 3 FLF 301 1, 8 3
GEP Additional Breadth: Math/Nat Sci F 3 FLF Departmental Elective  3 3
Free Elective 4 3 Free Elective 4 3
Free Elective 4 3 Free Elective 4 3
Social Science 11 3 Free Elective 4 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLF 492 1, 2, 5 3 FLF Departmental Elective3 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives req. G 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives req. G 2-3
Free Elective 4 3 Free Elective 4 3
Free Elective 4 3 Free Elective 4 3
Free Elective4 3 Free Elective 4 3
15 14-15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*6, 13, 14, I,J,K: 120
Major/Program Footnotes
(For more detailed information, please consult the Handbook for Foreign Language Majors).
1. Required courses for major program in French: C- or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for required pre-requisites. The following courses are required (27 credit hours):
FLF 201 Intermediate French I
FLF 202 Intermediate French II
FLF 301 Survey of French Literature from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment
FLF 302 Survey of French Literature from Romanticism to the Contemporary period
FLF 308 Advanced Conversation: Contemporary French Cultures
FLF 309 French Phonetics and Pronunciation
FLF 310 French Syntax and Composition
FLF 315 French Civilization and Culture
FLF 492 Seminar in French Studies
*2. * Technology Fluency and Communication: in the Major are corequisites with FLF 492. The major paper in FLF 492 must be written using (1) a word processing program; (2) on-line library references; (3) internet resources. All French majors will submit two copies of their research paper for the FLF 492 senior seminar. One copy of the paper, as well as a faculty report on the student’s oral presentation for the seminar, will be filed in the student’s portfolio. The paper should be representative of the student’s best work. FLF 492 must be taken at NC State.
3. Departmental Electives: Six semester hours. Select two of the following courses. C- or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the Handbook for Foreign Language Majors for the required prerequisites.
FLF 306 Business Communication
FLF 307 Technical and Commercial French
FLF 318 The Heritage of French Cinema
FLF 321 Cultures and Contexts
FLF 411 Methods and Techniques in French Translation
FLF 425 Literature, Cinema, and Culture of the Francophone World
FLF 414 Studies in French Prose
FL 495 Special Topics in Foreign Languages and Literatures
FL 498 Independent Study in Foreign Languages and Literatures
(Offered only under special circumstances upon consultation with major adviser)
4. Free Electives: Students must take 36 hours of free electives. Students are strongly encouraged to elect either additional FLF departmental electives, FL 216, or HI 414, HI 415, and HI 430. No more than 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for Credit only (S/U).
5. Oral proficiency in French: French majors are expected to demonstrate oral proficiency French at the ACTFL Intermediate High level or higher by the completion of FLF 492.
6. Study Abroad: French majors are strongly encouraged to participate in a study abroad program. Please note that, no more than 15 hours of study abroad transfer credit may be applied towards the major program in French.7History I and II: Two 200-level courses are required in History, one from History I and one from History II.
GRP 501 History I (AFS 275 or 276, HI 207, 215, 216, 232, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, or 276)
GRP 502 History II (HI 205, 208, 209, 210, 221, 222, 251, 252)
8.  Literature I and II: The six-hour CHASS literature requirement is met by FLF 301 and FLF 302.
9Philosophy: Any 3-credit course in philosophy on the university approved GEP humanities course list.

10. Arts and Letters Elective: Three credits from one of the following courses is required.
All HA courses; MUS 180, 200, 201, 202, 205, 206, 230, 260, 306, 310, 315, 320, 330, 335, 350, 360; all 200 and above REL courses,  ADN 111, 112, 202, 212, 219, 231, 272, 273, 281, 311, 384, 386, 414, or 454,  AFS 340 or 375, ARC 140, 141, or 142, ARS 251, 252, 259, 306, 351, or 353, COM 103 203, 213, 233, 243, 303, 321, 323, 333, 340, 364, 374, or 411,  DAN 272 or 295, ENG 282, 283, 321, 364, 374, 411, or 492, FL 216, FLS 360, GD 200 or 342, GRK 310, IDS 496, LAR 444, LAT 310. Courses in the major field of study may not be used to fulfill this requirement.
11Social Sciences: Four 3-credit courses from 3 different social sciences including: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSY, SOC. Also ENG 210, GEO 220, IDS 401, or STS 402. Six of the twelve social science credits must be chosen from the GEP Social Sciences list.
12. Foreign Language: Completion of FLF 201 satisfies the FL_201 requirement.
13Residency requirement: A maximum of 15 hours of transfer credit may be applied toward the major. FLF 492 must be taken at NCSU.
14. GPA Requirement: An overall GPA of 2.00 and a GPA of 2.50 for the major are required.

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at  https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Any PHI course on the GEP Humanities list5;  HI Group I7
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Social Science major requirement11
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: FLF 202, 315
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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