B.A. degree program in French
HEGIS code 1102
NYS SED program code 02025

Program/Department Advisers

Office Hours
Alonso, Alejandro Associate Professor 718.951.5451   alonso @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Tues, Wed, 11 a.m.-noon
Renner, Bernd Professor     brenner @ brooklyn.cuny.edu E-mail for appointment information


Department requirements for majors in French (36-38 credits)

There are two options for the major:


Option I: French and Francophone Language, Literature, and Culture (36-38
For all concentrations:
The following are required (36-38 credits in advanced courses): French 2030W and 3610.
At least one of the following culture courses: French 3510, 3515, 3520, or 3525.

The remaining courses are to be selected from French 1030 and above.

Students may concentrate in (a) Literature and Culture or (b) Translation

(a) Literature and Culture concentration
Students should complete the requirements above.

(b) Translation
Students should complete three of the following as part of the requirements listed above: French 3240, or 3260, or 3290, or Modern Languages and Literatures (MLAN) 4500.
For all concentrations, two courses in Modern Languages and Literatures (MLAN) can be applied to the major.

With permission of the chairperson, one course may be in an allied discipline (Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Classics, English, History, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Communication Arts, Sciences and Disorders, Computer Information Science).

Knowledge of Latin and/or another Language Other Than English is also helpful.
Option II: Language and Business (36 credits)
All of the following: French 2030W; 2432; 3610; 3515 or 3525.
Four additional courses to be selected from French 1030 and above.
Both of the following: Business 3100, 3170.
Two of the following: Business 3240, 3200, 3210, 3230, 3130, 3140.
The "W" designates a writing intensive course.

The department chairperson, with the approval of the department's curriculum committee, may allow substitutions for one or more of the requirements consistent with the educational goals of the program.