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The French Bachelor of Arts degree involves in-depth study of the language and cultures of the French-speaking world. 120 credits are required for the major.


  • University requirements (regulation J-3) and general requirements for the bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of 36 upper-division credits, including:
    • At least 9 FREN credits at the 400-level (9 credits)
    • At least 9 credits must be completed on campus
    • A maximum of 9 FLEN credits out of the 36 may be applied towards the major, the rest must be in French
  • A second foreign language (elementary and intermediate or equivalent) (16 credits)
    • This requirement is waived for students with a double major (French plus another major)
  • An eight-week (minimum) international experience, fulfilled by completing an MLC-approved study-abroad program or international internship or faculty-led experience or a combination of all.
  • MLC capstone course based on international experience (1 credits)
  • Take Avant’s STAMP (STAndards-based Measurement of Proficiency) exit exam before applying for graduation

Modern Language and Cultures

Physical Address:
302 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Modern Languages & Cultures Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3174
Moscow, ID 83844-3174

Phone: 208-885-6179

Fax: 208-885-5221


Web: Modern Language and Cultures Department