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2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog


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(French major requirements are listed below. Follow this link for the French Minor  requirements.)

Students must complete all of the following requirements to graduate with a bachelor of arts in this program. Some courses may apply toward multiple requirements.

College Requirements:


Students are required to complete all standard college requirements.

Division Requirements:


Students are required to fulfill the division requirements for their major.

Total divisional units: 3

Major Requirements:

Total major units: 8-13, depending on language proficiency

French Language Proficiency, Demonstrated by One of the Following:

  • Successful completion of FREN 320  at Reed
  • Department approval of language courses taken elsewhere, including:
    ⇒ Successful completion of language courses taken in secondary (high) school or at another college/university,
    ⇒ Successful completion of a language placement examination at Reed;
  • Department approval following an individual assessment of language proficiency

Six Units of French Literature (Not in Translation) at the 300 level or Higher (Excluding 470):

  • A minimum of one in francophone literature
  • A minimum of one in literature prior to the nineteenth century

Junior Qualifying Examination

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