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Department: Languages


French Major

Below are the requirements for the French major.


  • 33 CREDIT HOURS (11 courses)
  • LANGUAGE SKILLS COURSES begin at the 200 level
  • GRADE OF C OR ABOVE in all language courses in the major

Nine (9) required courses (27 Credits)

LFN201 World of Language (Introduction to the discipline, taught in English)
LFR233 French for Oral Proficiency
LFR234 French for Written Proficiency
LFR301 Advanced Conversation & Composition I
LFR302 Advanced Conversation & Composition II
LFR258 Readings in Francophone Literature
LFR358 French Culture & Civilization 
LFR3__ Literature Course
LFN450 Research Seminar

Additionally, two courses at or above the 300 level are required.

Options for 300 or 400-level courses

** prior departmental approval required**

  • Consortium (Loyola, Hopkins, Goucher, Towson, Morgan)
  • Study Abroad (strongly recommended)
  • Internship or Teaching Apprentice (strongly recommended)
  • Notre Dame Study Tour Abroad