Major Details

Students of French study the language, culture and literature of France and other French-speaking countries. French majors develop linguistic skills and enrich themselves through the study of written and oral communication, literature, culture, civilization and business.

The UC College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) offers flexible degree requirements allowing for multiple areas of study. Free electives allow for enough credits for students to pursue a minor, certificate program or even complete a second major. Some of the most common pairings are listed below.

  • History
  • International affairs
  • Art history¬†
  • Music
  • Fashion


This curriculum information is intended as a general information guide for students considering enrollment in this program. These online tools are designed to assist you, but are not a substitute for planning with an academic or faculty advisor.

If you are currently confirmed or enrolled, you can check your degree requirements online. If you are considering transferring to this major from another school, use to see how credits you have earned will transfer to UC. See course descriptions by college.

Curriculum Guide Versions:

French (BA) Curriculum Guide