Academic Catalogs

French, Associate of Arts Degree

Banner Code: 3_AA_FREN

Control Number: 18216

Financial Aid Eligible

The French major is primarily designed to ensure that students gain a substantial degree of competence in speaking and writing the language (advanced courses are often conducted in French) and to study the culture, literature, and history of the Francophone world. It aims to develop the student’s critical appreciation of French in both literary and cultural contexts.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate appropriate level written and spoken fluency in the language.
  2. Demonstrate understanding and respect for the cultural and global diversity in the francophone countries.

Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Core:
Complete the following:
FREN C180Elementary French 15
FREN C185Elementary French 25
FREN C280Intermediate French 14
FREN C285Intermediate French 24
Units Required for Major18
Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC patternVaries
Electives to satisfy unit requirementVaries
Total Units60