French Pathway

 Designed for students beyond FREN 105 Intermediate French I, the French Pathway provides students
 with the opportunity to pursue proficiency in French through Core courses and to expand their
 understanding of the rich range of cultures in which French functions as a primary or secondary mode of

Please note: in addition to the courses listed below, Honors and special-topics courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose. See here for a list of Fall 2015 course offerings applicable to Pathways.

Language courses for this Pathway include FREN 106 Intermediate French II and beyond; see below for specific courses. The Pathway must contain four courses, including at least one course in three of the following areas: French language; literature; culture; film; and history. (There are no history courses listed below, but history courses taken abroad could count in this Pathway.)


  • FREN 106 Intermediate French II
  • FREN 201 Workshop in Writing
  • FREN 202 Workshop in Oral Expression
  • FREN 310 French Grammar & Composition I
  • FREN 311 French Grammar & Composition II
  • FREN 325 Language & Technology Practicum
  • FREN 440 French for Current Affairs


  • FREN 305 Studies in French Film & Literature (may count as Film OR Literature)
  • FREN 315 French Literature of Africa & the Caribbean
  • FREN 330 Modern Literary Perspectives: The 20th Century


  • FREN 250 French Culture & Thought
  • FREN 251 Contemporary France


  • FREN 305 Studies in French Film & Literature (may count as Film OR Literature)