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French and European Studies Major

French and European Studies

Students may elect this interdisciplinary major, which requires a minimum of 42 hours of course work. A semester of study at Vanderbilt in France or at an affiliated program in Paris is required. All courses for the French component must be in French.

Course work for the joint major is distributed as follows:

French (24 hours)

•  French Language, Literature, and Culture (9 hours): 201W, 211, 212
•  Communications (6 hours): 203, 204, 205, 214, or 226
•  Traditions (6 hours): 209, 215, 232, 234, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 251, 253, 255, 261, 265, 267, 272, or 294
•  Intersections (3 hours): 210, 218, 219, 222, 224, 225, 252, 256, 258, 268, 269, 271, 287a, or 295

European Studies (18 hours)

•   European Studies core courses (9 hours): EUS 201, 203, 250 (requires thesis)
•   Social Science (6 hours): PSCI 287 when offered in Aix, approved alternative course at IEP at Aix as approved by advisor (course must be in French), PSCI 210, PSCI 211, or appropriate substitute from any other social studies discipline with approval of the EUS advisor.
•   European History (3 hours): HIST 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 231, 234, or approved course in consultation with the EUS advisor.