The required 45 credits are distributed as follows:
1. 18 credits in courses offered by the Department of History:
6 credits in French history (01:510:331, 333, 335, or others by approval)
12 credits in either French history or related subjects, including
non-European Francophone cultures. (Related courses in history include
01:510:101, 102, 321, 323, 325, 327, 343, 363, 407, 427, 445;
01:508:322, 422. Other courses may be added with approval of an
2. 24 credits in courses offered by the Department of French:
9 credits of French language courses. A student may count only one of
01:420:131, 132, 210, and may not count 01:420:100, 101, 102, 105, 121, or 128.
6 credits as follows: 01:420:215 (or 217) and 216 (or 218). (These
courses have a prerequisite of 200-level placement or successful
completion of 01:420:132.)
9 credits on the 300 and 400 levels, at least 3 of which must be on the 400 level
3. 3 credits from a senior seminar jointly offered by history and
French (taught in English, with supplemental materials in French).
With appropriate written approval, a student may count toward the major
one School of Arts and Sciences honors seminar on an
appropriate history/French topic, or one course given outside the
history and French departments on a topic directly related to
history/French. (For example, 01:082:351 Art in France, or a seminar
on Paris/Tokyo-1700 to present.)
Of the required eight upper-level courses, at least four must be taken with Rutgers University-New Brunswick faculty.