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French and Francophone Studies, Teacher Education Program (Grades PK-12), B.A.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Credit Hours: 33+

In addition to completing the requirements for this major, students must also complete the degree requirements specified in the Academic Regulations section of this catalog.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements for more information.

French Teacher Education Program (Grades PK-12)

Students interested in teacher licensure in foreign language must complete both the French and Francophone Studies major and the Foreign Language Education, B.S. major requirements. See the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance section of this catalog for a listing of the required foreign language education major courses.

After declaration of a major in French and Francophone Studies, students interested in teacher licensure in foreign language must meet with the director of the Office of Student Services and Credentialing, School of Education, Health, and Human Performance, 843-953-5613. Students must take EDFS 201 during their sophomore year and apply for acceptance into this program preferably by the second semester of their sophomore year. In addition to meeting with an assigned advisor in French and Francophone Studies, candidates in all languages must meet with Dr. Shawn Morrison, 404 J.C. Long Building, morrisonsh@cofc.edu, for additional information as soon as possible. Requirements include:

  • admission to and successful completion of the approved Teacher Education Program
  • a passing score on PRAXIS II World Language Test in French
  • a passing score on the Praxis II Principles of Learning and Teaching Test
  • a rating of Advanced Low in French on the official OPI test
  • and the successful completion of the content major in French, with its specific course requirements and GPA requirements (see below).

In order to be admitted to the Clinical Internship (EDFS 460), candidates must have met the following requirements:

  • Completion of all French and Francophone Studies course requirements for the French and Francophone Studies major in Education (see Foreign Language Education, B.S.). Your admission process must be completed before taking EDFS 460.
  • 3.000 GPA in French and Francophone Studies courses
  • 3.000 GPA in EDFS courses
  • 2.750 overall GPA

When declaring teacher licensure in French and Francophone Studies through the Program of Study Management System (POSM), students must first select “Declare or Add a Major” and then “Foreign Education Language” from the major list. Once this selection is made, a second menu box will appear with a list of the associated majors. Select the French and Francophone Studies major and follow the on-screen instructions.

Required Courses

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
FREN 313 French Composition and Grammar (3) *

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or placement.

FREN 314 French Conversation and Composition (3) *

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or placement.

FREN 342 Advanced French Grammar (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the instructor.

Note:

*Some French and Francophone Studies majors may, with the department chair’s approval, replace the requirements of 313 and 314 with 400-level courses. Native speakers may be required to substitute FREN 313 and FREN 314 with 400-level courses. **

Select 3 credit hours from the following:

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
FREN 320 Survey of Francophone Literature (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 326 Survey of Francophone Civilization (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of instructor.

FREN 362 Current Issues in the French-Speaking World (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.

Select 3 credit hours from the following:

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
FREN 321 A Survey of French Literature (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 327 Survey of French Civilization (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of instructor.

FREN 363 Advanced French Culture (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of instructor.

Select 3 additional credit hours from the following:

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
FREN 320 Survey of Francophone Literature (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 321 A Survey of French Literature (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 326 Survey of Francophone Civilization (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of instructor.

FREN 327 Survey of French Civilization (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of instructor.

FREN 362 Current Issues in the French-Speaking World (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 363 Advanced French Culture (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of instructor.

Complete 15 additional credit hours from FREN 300-/400-level with at least 12 credit hours at the 400+ level:

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
FREN 320 Survey of Francophone Literature (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 321 A Survey of French Literature (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 326 Survey of Francophone Civilization (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of instructor.

FREN 327 Survey of French Civilization (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of instructor.

FREN 330 Collateral Study (1-3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202  or FREN 250  or placement or permission of the instructor

FREN 360 French Language Study Abroad (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of instructor.

FREN 361 Current Issues in France (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 362 Current Issues in the French-Speaking World (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.

FREN 363 Advanced French Culture (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or FREN 250 or permission of instructor.

FREN 380 Marketing, Strategies & Communication in the French Workplace (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the chair

FREN 381 Professional Business Practices in French (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314 or permission of the chair.

FREN 383 Summer Internship in a French Workplace (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 381 or permission of the chair

FREN 390 Special Topics in French and/or Francophone Studies (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314

FREN 435 Voices from 19th Century-France (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 453 Voices of French-speaking North America (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one of the following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 454 Voices from the Maghreb and/or Sub-Saharan Africa (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one of the following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 475 Voices from Medieval and/or Renaissance France (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one of the following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 476 Voices from the 17th-and/or 18th-Century France (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one of the following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 477 Voices from the 20th-and/or 21st-Century France (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 481 Voices of French and/or Francophone Women Writers (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 490 Special Topics in French Literature and Culture (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 491 Special Topics in Francophone Literature and Culture (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 492 Special Topics in French and Francophone Literature and Culture (3)

Prerequisite(s): FREN 313 and FREN 314, plus FREN 320 or FREN 321, and one following courses: FREN 326, FREN 327, FREN 362, FREN 363, or permission of the chair.

FREN 495 Capstone Seminar: Contemporary France and the Francophone World (3)

Prerequisite(s): Two courses completed at the 400 level, senior standing, declared French and Francophone Studies major; or permission of the chair.

FREN 496 Directed Reading (1-3)

Prerequisite(s): Two FREN courses complete at the 400 level and/or permission of the Chair

FREN 498 Independent Study (1-3)

Prerequisite(s): Two FREN courses complete at the 400 level and/or permission of the Chair

FREN 499 Bachelor's Essay (6)

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, 3.250 GPA in the French and Francophone Studies Major, two courses completed at the 400 level, and permission of the department chair.

Notes:

  • Students seeking a major in French and Francophone Studies must take 12 credit hours at the 300-level or higher at the College of Charleston or its approved program overseas.
  • Majors in French and Francophone Studies are required to take a proficiency exam during their last year prior to graduation. Information about the nature of the exam and the schedule for each semester is available in the department and on its website.

Coursework Meeting Major Requirements Excluded from the Major GPA Calculation

None.  All courses that may apply toward completion of course requirements within the major apply toward the major GPA calculation.

Notes: This worksheet is not intended to replace face-to-face advising.