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Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 
    
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French, B.A.


The Major in French offers two options: Option A for those with a single major and/or seeking teacher licensure, and Option B for those with a double major.

Admission Requirements


Freshmen and Transfers

  • Minimum GPA:  2.0
  • Other:  All incoming students except learners of Japanese may take a UNC Charlotte Placement Exam in the language they wish to study if they have had previous experience with that language.  Foreign language majors and minors may also take a placement exam to help them determine at what level they should begin studying their chosen language. 
  • Transferable Credit Hours:  24

Degree Requirements


Major Courses


Option A


For non-native speakers of French with a single major and/or seeking teacher licensure:

For native speakers of French with a single major and/or seeking teacher licensure:

Note:

Related work is to be approved by the department.

Option B


For non-native speakers of French with a double major:

For native speakers of French with a double major:

Note:

*Non-native speakers of French may substitute two French TRAN courses for 4000-level French courses for Option A and one French TRAN course for a 4000-level course for Option B.  Native speakers of French may substitute three French TRAN courses for 4000-level French courses for Option A and two French TRAN courses for a 4000-level course for Option B.

Unrestricted Elective Courses


As needed to complete the credit hours required for graduation.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours


Grade Requirements


GPA of 2.0 is required.  Introductory language courses may not be taken on a Pass/No Credit Basis if they are being used to fulfill a college or departmental foreign language requirement.  Students with a Foreign Language major or minor may not take required courses in the department on a Pass/No Credit Basis.

Teacher Licensure


The Department of Languages and Culture Studies, in collaboration with the Department of Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education, offers a program to prepare students for K-12 teacher licensure in North Carolina.  Students seeking licensure to teach a foreign language must fulfill the General Education requirements, the foreign language major, two foreign language teaching methods courses, and satisfy all other requirements specified by the College of Education.  Students planning to specialize in foreign language education should apply through the Coordinator for Foreign Language Education during the first semester of the Sophomore year to obtain appropriate advising.  Licensure applications are the responsibility of the student and the Office of Teacher Education Advising and Licensure (TEAL) in the College of Education.