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French Studies

Majoring

Major Requirements:

  1. A minimum of 36 semester credits (nine courses) beyond French Studies 202, distributed as follows: a) 301, 321, 410, and 450. b) Five elective courses from on-campus or overseas offerings: The three elective courses offered on campus are 330, 340, and 350.
  2. Overseas study: A minimum of one semester on the Paris, Strasbourg, or Senegal programs. A full year of overseas study is strongly recommended. Students participating in a one-semester overseas program are advised to take French 321 on campus.
  3. Majors are required to take a senior oral proficiency evaluation.

Note: Courses taken on campus on a credit-no credit basis cannot normally be counted toward the major.

 

Overseas Study

In French, the following overseas programs are available:

  1. French studies majors are required to spend at least one semester studying at the University of Strasbourg, France, or at the University of Dakar, Senegal or in Paris. A full year of study is strongly recommended. The Strasbourg program is available fall and/or spring semester; prerequisites are junior standing, completion of French 202, and a GPA of 3.000 in French courses. The Senegal program is available spring semester only; prerequisites are junior standing, completion of French 321, and a GPA of 3.000 in French courses.
  2. For nonmajors, the country study in Strasbourg is scheduled annually for both fall and spring semesters. French 202 and a GPA of 3.000 in French courses are prerequisites. The Senegal program is also open to nonmajors. Prerequisites are junior standing, French 202, and a GPA of 3.000 in French courses.

French Studies

Contact Us

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    French Studies is located in Miller Center on the Undergraduate Campus.

    voice 503-768-7420 fax 503-768-7434

    Section Head Isabelle DeMarte

    French Studies

    • French StudiesLewis & Clark0615 S.W. Palatine Hill RoadMSC 30PortlandOR97219