BA in French, Francophone and Italian Studies

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BA in French, Francophone and Italian Studies. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)3
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3Goal 1.2 Quantitative Reasoning23
FREN 110 (Major Pre-requisite)5FREN 120 (Major Pre-requisite)5
ITAL 110 (Major Pre-requisite)5ITAL 120 (Major Pre-requisite)5
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
FREN 230 (Goal 4.2 Global Awareness, Major Pre-requisite)3FREN 240 or 241 (Goal 4.2 Global Awareness, Major Pre-requisite, BA Second Language)3
ITAL 230 (Major Pre-requisite)3ITAL 240 (Major Pre-requisite, BA Second Language)3
BA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)3Goal 2.2 Communication3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43Goal 3 Natural Science3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1
 15 13
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics 3
FREN 375 or 376 (Major Requirement)3FREN 326 (Goal 3 Arts & Humanities, Major Requirement)3
FREN 301 (Major Requirement)3ITAL 301 (Goal 3 Social Science, Major Requirement)3
ITAL 300 (Major Requirement, Fall only)3ITAL 315 (Spring only, Major Requirement)3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
FREN 432-480 (Choose one. FREN Literature) Major Requirement3Goal 6 Integration & Creativity33
FREN 410, 420, 430, 431, 440, 441, 443, 530, 550, 592, or 593 (FREN Culture, Major Requirement)3ITAL 340 or 336 (ITAL Culture, Major Requirement)3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43ITAL 400+ (Choose one, ITAL Literature, Major Requriement)3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours43
 15 15
Total Hours 120

Please note:

All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.