Feb 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17) 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French and Francophone Studies, B.A.

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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.


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

**With permission of the department chair, students may replace FREN 495  with FREN 496  or FREN 499 .



  • 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 programs 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.

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