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Academic Program Guide


French


ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2017 and after)

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and multicultural requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

Thirty (30) semester hours numbered above 2999 are required, including two out of three from the series FRE3501, FRW 3100, 3101, FRE 3420, 3421, 3780 (or FRE 4410), 4422; and three additional 4000-level courses (nine semester hours), at least two of which (six semester hours) must be in literatures, cultures and/or societies of French expression. One 3000–4000 level French elective will complete the requirements. Students are also strongly advised to take the sequence FRW 3100–3101 concurrently with the grammar/composition sequence FRE 3420–3421. Any number of 3000-4000 level French courses taught in English with the written work done in French may count toward the major. Majors must complete 12-18 hours for a minor. All courses taken to fulfill the 30 hours of major course work must be taken for a letter grade. A grade of C minus or better must be earned in each course applied toward any major or minor degree earned in the department.

Placement tests are available only for French, German and Spanish. If you are placed above a milestone, it is important that you continue with the next milestone in its place. Students with any language proficiency must consult an advisor in the Department of Modern Languages for proper course placement. Total hours above 120 vary based on language proficiency level of student.

Mapping Coordinator: Shellie Camp
Email: scamp@fsu.edu

Sample Schedule

Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
1st GE Core Mathematics3
GE Core Social Science3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice3
FRE 1120 Elementary French I 4
Milestones 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete FRE1120 (if needed*)
Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics3
GE Natural Science3
GE History3
FRE 1121 Elementary French II4
Milestones 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete 1st GE Mathematics ( ≥ C minus )
Complete FRE1121 (if needed*)
Term 3 hrs
GE Ethics3
GE Natural Science w/Lab4
CGS2060 Computer Fluency or accepted alternative3
FRE 2220 Reading and Conversation 4
Milestones 3
Complete 2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics course ( ≥ C minus )
Complete FRE2220 (If needed*)
Term 4 hrs
GE Social Science3
GE Humanities/Cultural Practice3
FRE 3XXX4
Minor3
Elective3
Milestones 4
Complete E-Series Writing Course
Term 5 hrs
FRE3420 French Grammar and Composition I 3
FRW3100 Survey of French Literature: Origins Through 18th Century 3
Minor3
Minor3
Elective3
Milestones 5
Complete FRE3420
Term 6 hrs
FRE3421 French Grammar and Composition II 3
FRW3101 Survey of French Literature: 19th Century through the Present3
FRE3XXX3
Minor3
Elective 3
Milestones 6
Complete Scholarship in Practice Course
Complete FRE3421
Term 7 hrs
FRE4410 Advanced Conversation (Oral Communication Competency) or FRE3780 French Phonetics 3
FRE/FRW 4XXX3
Minor3
Elective3
Elective3
Milestones 7
Complete a Pre-Graduation Check
Complete FRW3100 or FRW3101
Term 8 hrs
FRE4422 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
FRW/FRE 4XXX3
FRW/FRE 4XXX3
Elective3
Elective3
Milestones 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major:Teacher in high school or junior college, College Professor, translator, Intelligence Specialist, Diplomat, Travel Agent, Interpreter, International Flight Attendant, Foreign Travel Escort Officer, International Relations Specialist, Linguist, Customs Official, Business Representative

Representative Employers:School Boards, Travel Agencies, Airlines, Libraries, Museums, Colleges or Universities, Departments of Justice, State or Defense, United Nations, Publishers, ACTION, Peace Corps, International Business, CIA, FBI, USIA, AID, Social Service Agencies, State Governments

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at: global.fsu.edu/undergraduate-students/going-abroad.

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.



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