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French, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Grove City, PA, United States
With it the student can go back in time to the dawn of French civilization and follow its development from before the Gallo-Roman period through the Middle Ages, with the flowering of the great cathedrals, into the Renaissance graced by its many chateaux, and on to the glories of imperial France under Louis XIV. 
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Overview

Armed with knowledge of French, the student will better understand also the Enlightenment, whose numerous great French philosophers carved out the principle of both the American and the French revolutions. The developments which followed brought today’s democracies into being. French is a principal language in 43 countries many of them in key regions in the world.

Majors obtain jobs in teaching, health and human services professions, international business and business-related professions, communication, and technology-related fields.

Students with previous French language experience must take the modern languages placement test to determine course eligibility. Students desiring to receive academic credit for previous experience must take the appropriate CLEP examination administered by the university. The CLEP examination must be taken before enrollment in foreign language courses for freshmen within the first few weeks of the semester.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • French Language and Culture I 
  • French Language and Culture II 
  • French Language and Culture III 
  • French Conversation 1 
  • Reading in French 
  • French Grammar and Composition 1 
  • French Literature from the 18th Century to the Present 
  • French Linguistics and Phonetics 
  • French Grammar and Composition 2 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A completed Application for Admission (admission applications are available through the Office of Admissions and via the web at www.sru.edu)
  • A $ 30.00 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official high school transcripts or GED, and senior year (12 th Grade) class schedule if enrolled in high school
  • Official Composite Test Scores from the SAT or ACT

Tuition Fee

  • International

    644 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    322 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 322 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Grove City

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Contact the Office of Financial Aid for detailed information on various financial aid programs and scholarship materials. You can submit your questions regarding financial assistance directly to the Financial Aid Office at financial.aid@sru.edu. Students are encouraged to apply for admission early.

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