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Graduate Catalog 2017/2018


French (FRE)

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Master of Arts (M.A.)
CIP Code: 16.0901
College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Total Minimum Program Hours Required (Post Bachelor's Degree): 34

Contact Information:
College of Arts and Sciences
World Languages Department (WLE)
4202 E. Fowler Avenue FAO251
Tampa FL  33620

Program Director or Coordinator:
Kersuze Simeon-Jones
Phone: 813-974-4440
Email: ksimeon@cas.usf.edu

Website: http://www.cas.usf.edu/languages/


Faculty Search: Arts and Sciences Faculty List


Major Information

Contact Department for Information.

Accreditation Information:

Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools.

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Admissions Information

Admission Deadlines

Major Priority Deadline

Fall: February 15
Spring: October 15
Summer:

Graduate Admission Application Deadlines

MASTER'S AND
EDUCATION SPECIALIST DEGREES

Admission for
Fall Semester

Admission for
Spring Semester

Admission for
Summer Semester

  • Applications received by the Priority Deadline will receive maximum consideration. 
  • Applications received after the Priority deadline, but by the Final University Deadline, are considered on a space available basis. 
  • Applications must be complete with all required information by the stated deadline.  Any application materials received after the deadline may be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Check with the Graduate Major Director for availability or to discuss options for admission in a subsequent term. 

Priority Deadline
(for funding and consideration)

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Final University Deadline
Domestic
Applicants

June 1

October 15

February 15

Final University Deadline
International
Applicants

June 1

September 15

February 15

DOCTORATE DEGREES

Admission for
Fall Semester

Admission for
Spring Semester

Admission for
Summer Semester

  • Applications received by the Priority Deadline will receive maximum consideration. 
  • Applications received after the Priority deadline, but by the Final University Deadline, are considered on a space available basis. 
  • Applications must be complete with all required information by the stated deadline.  Any application materials received after the deadline may be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Check with the Graduate Major Director for availability or to discuss options for admission in a subsequent term. 

Priority Deadline
(for funding and consideration)

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Refer to Specific Major

Final University Deadline
Domestic
Applicants

February 15

October 15

February 15

Final University Deadline
International
Applicants

February 15

September 15

February 15


Admission Requirements

You must comply with general University policies and meet general University Admission requirements in addition to those listed below.

Must meet University requirements (see Graduate Admissions), as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

  • 2-3 letters of recommendation
  • writing sample in French
  • an oral interview in French (can be done by phone)
  • The GRE is not required.

Admissions Status: Apply

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Major Requirements

Total Minimum Hours: 33 hours

Core 6 credit hours
Coursework 21 credit hours minimum
Non-Thesis 9 hours
Thesis 6 hours minimum

Core requirements 6
FRW 5829      3      An Introduction to Modern French Literary Criticism
FRW 6405      3      Old French

Required Coursework 24 hours minimum
Students select from FRW courses that are 5000-level and up, such as those listed below.
Students may take up to 9 credits of courses from a different section/department upon approval of the Graduate Director.

FRW 5222      3      Classical Prose and Poetry
FRW 5226      3      20th Century Poetry and Theatre
FRW 5286      3      The 20th Century Novel
FRW 5314      3      Classical Drama
FRW 5415      3      Literature of the Middle Ages
FRW 5425      3      Literature of the Renaissance
FRW 5445      3      18th Century Literature
FRW 5535      3      Romanticism and Early Realism
FRW 5556      3      Naturalism and Realism
FRW 5745      3      French Literature of Quebec
FRW 5755      3      African and Caribbean Literature
FRW 5829      3      An Introduction to Modern French Literary Criticism
FRW 5934      3      Special Topics: varies
Or other courses approved by Graduate Director

Comprehensive Exam
Satisfactory performance on the written comprehensive examination is required.

Non-Thesis 9 hours minimum
Students in the non-thesis option take an additional 9 credit hours of graduate coursework from the French courses listed above, as approved by the Graduate Director.

Thesis 6 hours minimum
FRE 6971      6      Thesis
Students in the non-thesis option complete an additional 6 hours of graduate coursework.

Additional requirements
Proficiency in a second foreign language

OTHER INFORMATION
Special Programs Overseas
The Department of World Languages, in cooperation with the USF World , offers several study programs overseas. These include study in several locations in France and Canada. For complete details, contact the program advisors or USF World.


College Degree Requirements

Refer to the College Section of theGraduate Catalog for College requirements and information.

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USF Degree Requirements

See USF Degree Requirements —
http://www.grad.usf.edu/policies.php

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Financial Assistance


Financial Aid

Fellowships & Scholarships

Graduate Assistantships

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Registration Process

First, contact your graduate advisor for guidance courses to register for. Obtain any electronic course permit if necessary. Register for the new student orientation online at http://www.grad.usf.edu/orientation.php. Then go to http://oasis.usf.edu/ the link to OASIS, USF's on-line registration system to register for your classes. Follow the directions given on-line.

To access online course materials, students must have a USF NetID (e-mail account). Please visit: https://netid.usf.edu/una/ to obtain your NetID.

New students, including those studying online, may obtain a USFCard. Please visit: http://www.usf.edu/it/class-prep/usf-card.aspx to obtain your USFCard.

Tuition and fees: Fees are determined by the level of the course. Please visit Cash Accounting, Controller's Office, for information on tuition and fees.

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Graduate Course Information

Use the list below to lookup graduate courses related to this program in the USF Course Inventory:

FOW6805, FRE6971,