Dec 07, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French - BA

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The French major provides two concentrations:

  1. French Literature  
  2. French Language and Civilization - BA   

Teacher Education Pathway

Students planning to teach this subject in grades 7-12 should look at the School of Education: Program List  for information about their programs that lead to the recomendation for New York State Initial Certification required to be a lead teacher in NYS public schools.

Study Abroad

All study abroad programs are open to students from Hunter College and other accredited institutions. Majors and minors in the Department of Romance Languages are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad programs (see adviser for GPA requirements).

Qualified students can apply for financial aid and STOCS grants.

The New York/Paris Exchange Program is open to students who wish to study a semester or a year at a French university in Paris. For the requirements and more details, contact Professor J. Przybos at (212) 772-5097. French in France is offered during June, July and August at Pau and Bayonne.


Students qualified to graduate with departmental honors must take an honors course or equivalent approved by the departmental advisers. Departmental honors will be conferred upon a recommendation from the appropriate departmental committee. Candidates must present a paper of at least 7,000 typewritten words in the language of specialization. Consult the department for further information.

Graduate Study

Qualified seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their discipline may be admitted to graduate level courses. Permission must be secured from the chair and then forwarded to the dean. Consult the graduate catalog for requirements and regulations.

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