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French Major

At St. Kate's, you'll gain a solid foundation in the language, literature and culture of France and other Francophone countries.

Below is a sample academic plan for students with three or four years of high-school French. If you're at a beginner level, you will meet with an advisor to develop a different plan.

Fall

  • CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman*
  • FREN 2120: Intermediate French II*
  • THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
  • BIOL/CHEM/PHYS: Lab science course*

Winter

  • FREN 3050: French Composition I*
  • HIST: History course*
  • THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
  • MATH: Mathematics or statistics course*

Fall

  • FREN 3060: Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • ENGL: English literature course*
  • THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
  • CRST/WOST: Critical studies of race and ethnicity or women's studies course*

Winter

  • FREN 3250: Introduction to French & Francophone Cultures
  • PSYC/SOCI: Social science course*
  • EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*
  • Elective

Fall

  • FREN 3130: French Literature I
  • ART/MUS/THTR: Fine arts course*
  • Elective
  • Elective

Winter

  • FREN 3140: French Literature II
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Fall

  • CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice*
  • FREN 4850: Senior Seminar or Senior Project
  • Elective
  • Elective

Winter

  • FREN 4994: Topics
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

* Denotes course fulfills liberal arts and sciences core requirements (for all majors).

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.