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French Major Requirements

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

    • 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.

  • MLC capstone course based on international experience (1 credit)

  • Take the Avant STAMP (STAndards-based Measurement of Proficiency) exit exam before applying for graduation

School of Global Studies

Physical Address:
332 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
School of Global Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3174
Moscow, ID 83844-3174

Phone: 208-885-6179

Fax: 208-885-5221


Web: School of Global Studies