Undergraduate Program (BA)

French

The world is an increasingly connected place, and many companies are looking for employees who speak more than one language. Get a passport to the world through reading, writing, speaking and experiencing the French language. Master it and you can make a difference in the lives of students, medical patients and people around the world.

Sample Four-Year French Course Sequence

First Year

First Semester Semester Hours
French 201 3
Philosophy 100: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy 3
Creative Perspective 3
English 101: English Composition 3
First Year Seminar 3
CORE 101: GOA Co-Curriculum Program I 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
French 202 3
Theology 111: Theological Foundations 3
Mathematical Perspective 3
Historical Perspective 3
Scientific Perspective 3
CORE 102: GOA Co-Curriculum Program II 0

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sophomore

First Semester Semester Hours
French 300 3
Philosophical Perspective 3
Humanities Elective 3
Natural Science Elective 3
Writing Intensive Elective 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
French Elective 3
Theological Perspective 3
English 205: Literature and Moral Imagration 3
General Elective 3
Oral Communications Elective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Junior

First Semester Semester Hours
French Elective 3
French Elective 3
Quantitative Reasoning Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
General Elective 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
French Elective 3
French Elective 3
E/RS Elective 3
General Elective 3
Diversity Elective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Senior

First Semester Semester Hours
French Elective 3
French Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
French Elective 3
Senior Project 1
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sample Courses

Xavier is known for providing an education that’s both challenging and personal. Here are some courses that are part of the French major at Xavier:

Intermediate French (FREN 201) - The first semester intermediate course which is a continuation of FREN 102 with a particular emphasis on the development of more creative use of the language.

French Conversation (FREN 302) - An upper-division course designed for the development of speaking and listening skills through active participation by students. Discussions and activities are based on contemporary issues.

French Composition (FREN 303) - An upper-division course designed for the development of both formal and informal writing skills. Types of writing include journal, letter, summary, and analytical.

Curricculum Assessment In Foreign Languages (FREN 330) - This course provides an introduction to curriculum content, teaching methodologies and assessment techniques as they pertain to candidates preparing for initial licensure in the teaching of foreign languages. Field experiences will also be incorporated into the course curriculum. Individual interview with instructor is required prior to registering for course.

BON VOYAGE! Travel to France for a summer semester or year long study abroad program.

BON VOYAGE!

Travel to France for a summer semester or year long study abroad program.

Stand Out - That's the Xavier Difference

PERSONAL ATTENTION

Small class sizes allow you to ask the right questions and get the attention you need to succeed and learn. On top of that, our Career Development mentoring program will connect you with a professional for networking and job support.

MORE THAN LINGUISTICS

Get a better understanding of the language by joining the French club, enjoying international film festivals and attending regular lunch conversation tables with native French speakers.

LASTING CONNECTIONS

At Xavier, you'll meet people from all over the world. Volunteer for the Interlink Mentor Program, an orientation program that welcomes international students to campus and to life in the U.S.

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