Students majoring in Foreign Languages and Literature (FLL) with a concentration in French have the opportunity to study various aspects of the French-speaking world, including literature, cultures, film, theater, and linguistics. During their studies, students develop language proficiency, communication and problem-solving skills, creativity, adaptability, global perspectives, and critical thinking.
The FLL major with a concentration in French requires 33 hours in French courses with a minimum of 12 hours of 300- and 400-level courses completed on the UA campus.
Study abroad is strongly encouraged for students studying French.
Find detailed degree requirements in the UA Undergraduate Catalog.
Declare a French Major
Students are expected to formally declare an FLL major no later than the fourth semester of full-time enrollment (or at 61 semester hours for transfer students). Students can declare a major by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.
For help planning a major in French, visit the French Advising page.