What French Course Should I Take?
Information for students and advisers
VU Placement Test scores:
0-259 French 1101 (2 years or fewer of French in middle or high school) 260-349 French 1103 (2-3 years of French in high school) 350-419 French 2203 (3-4 years of French in high school)
420+ French 2501w (4 years of French in high school)
0-500 French 1101 501-530 French 1103 531-590 French 2203 591+ French 2501w
Advanced Placement (AP) credit: 4 or 5 on French Language Exam = 6 hours credit for FR 2203 & 2501w
4 or 5 on French Literature Exam = 6 hours credit for FR 2203 & 3 hours of elective credit in Literatures and Cultures
International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit:
6 or 7 on higher = 3 hours credit for FR 2203 plus 3 hours elective credit in Literatures and Cultures
Courses numbered above 2203 are designed for students who choose to minor or major in French. The courses vary each semester and are often related to a professor's area of research specialization.