BA in French and Francophone Studies

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BA in French and Francophone 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
FREN 110 (Major Pre-requisite)5FREN 120 (Major Pre-requisite)5
Goal 1.2 Quantitative ReasoningBA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)23
First Year Seminar (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking)3Goal 2.2 Communication3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Goal 3 Social Science3
 14 17
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
FREN 230 (Goal 4.2 Global Awareness, Major Pre-requisite)3FREN 240 (Goal 4.2 Global Awareness, Major Pre-requisite, BA Second Language)3
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Goal 3 Natural Science3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
 Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours51
 15 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
FREN 310 (Major Requirement)3Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
FREN 301 (Major Requirement)3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics 3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53FREN 326 (Goal 3 Arts and Humanities, Major Requirement)3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53FREN 302 (Major Requirement)3
French Language, Culture & Film Elective (300+, Major Requirement)33French Literature Elective (400+, Major Requirement)33
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
French Language, Culture, & Film Elective (400+, Major Requirement)33FREN 550 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)3
French Language, Culture & Film or French Literature Elective (400+, Major Requirement)33French Literature Elective (400+ Major Requirement)33
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
 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.