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French, B.A.


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Gladys M. Francis, French Program Coordinator
Mathias Guerreiro-Aires, French Lower Division Supervisor (French 1000-2000)

Program Degree Requirements

In addition to courses in the language major, students are advised to choose courses in other areas that complement their language study. Such courses include other languages, history, philosophy, art and music, business, and education. Faculty mentors in the department are eager to discuss students’ academic plans as they design their course of study.

In addition to the Program Degree Requirements, students must fulfill the College of Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements (see College Degree Requirements) and the University Degree Requirements (see 1400 University Degree Requirements and Graduation).

University Grade-Point Average and Grade Requirements

Georgia State University undergraduate students must achieve an overall institutional grade-point average of 2.0 and a major GPA of 2.0 in Areas G and H to receive a bachelor’s degree from the university. Grades of C- can be used to satisfy graduation requirements. However, some courses have prerequisites that require a grade of C or higher. (See GPA Requirement for additional information.)

Degree Requirements


Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major (18 Hours)


Required courses (6 Hours)


  • 3 Credit Hours
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Majors must achieve competence at the intermediate level before beginning courses at the 3000 level. They may demonstrate competence through placement exam scores, including the CLEP exam, prior study, or courses taken at Georgia State University.

Elective Courses


Select additional elective courses from the following to complete 18 hours in Area F

Area G: Major Courses (30 Hours)


The major in French consists of 30 hours (ten courses) on the 3000/4000 level. Prerequisite for all courses on the 3000 level is FREN 2002 . Prerequisite for all courses at the 4000 level is the completion of the three courses at the 3000 level.

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