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  Sep 23, 2017
 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French Major, MA


Thesis Option

  • Completion of a minimum of 24 hours in course work plus at least 6 hours in course FREN 500  Thesis. FREN 501  is required. A maximum of 6 hours may be taken at the 400 level; the rest at the 500 level; and under certain conditions, the student may take 600-level seminars. If the student chooses to have a minor (such as Italian or Portuguese), at least 24 hours (including 6 hours of thesis) must be taken in the major and 6 hours in the minor. 
  • A thesis with a minimum of 6 hours in course FREN 500 
  • A written examination covering the course work and selected items from a master reading list. 
  • A final oral examination covering the thesis.

Non-Thesis Option

  • Completion of at least 30 hours with a maximum of 9 at the 400 level and the rest at the 500 level, including FREN 501 . Under certain conditions, the student may take 600-level seminars. If the student chooses to have a minor (such as Italian or Portuguese), at least 24 hours must be taken in the major and 6 hours in the minor. 
  • A research paper from a course, which the candidate substantially expands with the approval of the committee. 
  • A written examination covering the course work and selected items from a master reading list. 
  • A final oral examination to discuss the research paper.