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2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate catalog [Archived Catalog]

French and Francophone Studies (B.A.)

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37 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours

The French program at USD is cooperatively delivered with NSU and SDSU.

Students in this major must also complete requirements for a degree in the College of Arts & Sciences .

Departmental Requirements (37 hours)


Students with a high school or other background in French may earn credit by examination for introductory and intermediate level courses. Consult the Credit by Examination policy in the Academic Policies  section of the catalog for details.

Students are encouraged to study abroad for a semester or a year, usually during their junior year. Credit for FREN 385: Travel and Study Abroad in Francophone may be available.

Course availability may vary due to collaborative scheduling. Please consult the department for more information about course options and possible substitutions.

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics also sponsors occasional faculty-led programs to French-speaking countries (ordinarily during the summer) in which students may be interested. In addition, USD students may study on exchange at the University of Pau, France.

Secondary Education/French Teacher (B.A.)

See French and Francophone Studies (B.A.) with Secondary Education Certification  for program requirements for degree along with the approprate teaching certification courses.

Students must have a CGPA of 2.6 to co-register for EDFN 338  and SEED 296  and to be admitted to Teacher Education. Beginning Summer 2015, students must have a CGPA of 2.7 to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

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