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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

The curriculum of the MA in French consists of twelve graduate courses (48 quarter credit hours) in French (i.e. courses with the FCH prefix). With the approval of the student’s advisor and the director of the graduate program, a student may count one or two relevant courses taught in English among their twelve courses.

Additional Requirements

Additional requirements include:

  • Portfolio

The portfolio (completed while enrolled in MOL 496) consists of a compilation and critical assessment of select work done throughout the program and a capstone project.  Capstone projects may include a community service experience, internship, performance or creative work, teaching portfolio, thesis, or translation.

Graduation Grade Point Average Requirement

In order to graduate from the program, students must complete all program requirements with a minimum GPA of 3.000.

Thesis Option

A thesis option will be available for students who attain a GPA of at least 3.7 in the program after completing 24 credit hours of coursework. 

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