Most students also take FR 3125 French for Oral Proficiency.
May be repeated for credit with different content.
May also count toward Pathways.
Total Hours Required
120 credit hours required for graduation.
Students must earn a 2.0 or better in all of the courses in the Core Degree Requirements and Major Requirements (except those offered P/F only).
Satisfactory Progress Toward Degree
FR 3105 Composition, Conversation and Grammar, FR 3106 Composition, Conversation and Grammar, and FR 3304 Introduction to French Literature will need to be completed satisfactorily (with a C or better in each required course in the major) by the time a student majoring in French has completed 72 semester credits (including transfer, advanced placement, advanced standing, credit by examination, and course withdrawal).
Language Study Requirement
As a major in French, you will have completed the Foreign Language requirement at Virginia Tech
Some courses required for this major have pre-/co-requisite and/or enrollment requirements. Please refer to Undergraduate Course Catalog or consult your advisor for information about pre-/co-requisite and enrollment requirements.
Although students may transfer no more than 18 of the last 45 cr. of coursework a waiver may be requested for students participating in study abroad programs. A form for “Authorization to Take Courses Elsewhere” must be filled out and signed by the student, the departmental representative, and the Director of the Office of Education Abroad before the student departs on the study abroad program.
Those who are transferring to Virginia Tech from a two-year school must complete at least 50% of the required graduation credit at Virginia Tech.
Students with transfer credit for the French major must earn at least 25% from Virginia Tech.
AP and IB Credit
Please see a French advisor to inquire about the appropriate substitution for this credit.
Total Hours Required in French
Students must earn 36 credit hours for the French major regardless of initial course placement.