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College: Arts and Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: French Studies
Effective Term: Fall 2013
The Osprey Map provides a term-by-term sample schedule for each undergraduate academic program at the University of North Florida. It is designed to guide students in the selection of courses each term. The "Mile Marker" courses in the right-hand column are those courses that should be completed before or by the end of that term. Following the sample schedule, and completing the mile marker courses at the appropriate point of your undergraduate career, will facilitate graduation in four years. The term-by-term model assumes full-time enrollment. For students enrolled part-time, the sample schedule and mile markers should be followed based on the number of credits completed. The Osprey Map should be used in consultation with an academic advisor.

The French Studies program offers courses in French and English in the areas of French language, French and Francophone literature and culture, French and European history, art history, philosophy, politics, and business. The study of French, therefore, not only allows entry into a community of speakers endowed with a rich and diverse culture, but also it enhances employment opportunities in such fields as international business, international agencies, the diplomatic service, hotel management, travel and tourism, international law, education and many more. Many French Studies majors pursue their passion for language, literature and culture at the graduate level. Visit the Languages, Literatures and Cultures webpage for additional information. Potential and current majors are encouraged to speak with Languages, Literatures and Cultures faculty regarding career exploration in this field and to visit the Career Services website. Click on the Students tab of the Career Services webpage for major exploration information.

Students should refer to their personalized Degree Evaluation provided by an advisor and to other university resources for additional university and college-specific policies. Visit the undergraduate university catalog for more information.

Summer terms may be utilized to facilitate graduation in four years.

  • Visit the university catalog for a list of General Education requirements. An Associate in Arts (AA) degree from a Florida public university, state college or community college satisfies UNF general education and Gordon Rule requirements. General Education Math selection for First Time in College (FTIC) students is contingent upon Math Placement exam results, SAT/ACT math scores, the student’s major and/or credit received through accelerated mechanisms (Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Dual Enrollment, etc).

  • Students entering the university with previous course work/proficiency in the French language should complete the computerized placement examination and meet with the Department Chairperson for Languages, Literatures and Cultures to determine appropriate placement.

  • French Studies majors must complete a total of 30 credit hours of French coursework for the degree. Consult the university catalog or personalized Degree Evaluation for list of approved French Major Electives.

  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures faculty recommend study abroad experiences as a way to accelerate completion of the degree. Visit the Study Abroad for Language Students and the UNF International Center's webpages for study abroad information.

  • A minor is required for this degree. The minor must be selected from the list of approved minors, including those outside the college of the major. See a list of minors in the undergraduate catalog. Minors are generally completed during the last 60 hrs of your program. Your minor may require prerequisites, so choosing a minor early is beneficial. See your academic advisor to declare a minor. Double majors are exempt from a minor.

  • A minimum of 120 hours (48 hours at the upper 3000/4000 level) is required for the bachelor's degree. Students may need to complete Free Elective credit at the upper level (3000/4000) to satisfy the minimum 48 semester hours of upper level hours for graduation. For additional information visit the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office webpage.
 
Term 1: Attempted Hours 0-15
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
ENC1101 (GW) Rhetoric and Writing OR ENC1143 (GW) Rhetoric and Narrative 3  
FRE2240 Intermediate French I 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
Total Hours: 15
 
Term 2: Attempted Hours 16-30
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
ENC1101 (GW) Rhetoric and Writing OR ENC1143 (GW) Rhetoric and Narrative 3  
(Select the English course not taken in Term 1)  
FRE2241 Intermediate French II 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
Total Hours: 15
 
Summer 1
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
 
Term 3: Attempted Hours 31-45
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select a third Gen Ed English Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3   Intermediate Level French I
FRE3300 French Grammar and Composition (Typically offered Fall term only) 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
Total Hours: 15
 
Term 4: Attempted Hours 46-60
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
FRE3283 Fren Listening/Speaking Skills (Typically offered Spring term only) 3   Intermediate Level French II
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
Total Hours: 15
 
Summer 2
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
 
Term 5: Attempted Hours 61-75
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
FRE3350 Readings Fren Lit and Culture 3   FRE3300 French Grammar and Composition Minimum Grade C
Select a Major Elective focused on France and the 3  
Francophone World  
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
Select a 3000/4000 level Free Elective (If needed) 3  
Total Hours: 15
 
Term 6: Attempted Hours 76-90
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select a Major Elective taught in French 3   FRE3283 Fren Listening/Speaking Skills Minimum Grade C
Select a Major Elective focused on France and the 3  
Francophone World  
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
Select a 3000/4000 level Free Elective (If needed) 3  
Select a Free Elective(If needed for 120 total hours) 3  
Total Hours: 15
 
Summer 3
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
 
Term 7: Attempted Hours 91-105
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select a Major Elective taught in French 3   FRE3350 Readings Fren Lit and Culture Minimum Grade C
Select a Major Elective focused on France and the 3  
Francophone World  
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
Select a 3000/4000 level Free Elective (If needed) 3  
Select a Free Elective(If needed for 120 total hours) 3  
Total Hours: 15
 
Term 8: Attempted Hours 106-120
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select a Major Elective taught in French 3  
Select a Major Elective focused on France and the 3  
Francophone World  
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
Select two 3000/4000 level Free Electives (If needed) 6  
Total Hours: 15
Total Program Hours: 120
The Osprey Map is not a contract between the University of North Florida and the student. It should be used as a general guide for the purpose of meeting requirements and constructing course schedules. The Map may be altered periodically to meet the objectives of the academic program or the university.

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