Bachelor of Science in French for Cultural Tourism (Online)

Explore the diversity and richness of French culture

The French for Cultural Tourism track of the Bachelor of Science in French program will introduce you to the exciting world of French culture and travel. French is the official language of 29 countries worldwide. Take the next step beyond learning the language by understanding its cultural roots, and the shape the cultures of French-speaking countries take today.

  • Meeting, convention, and event planner
  • Public relations specialist
  • Sales manager
  • Training manager
  • General and operations manager
  • Interpreter and translator
  • Medical communicator
  • Human resources specialist

Degree information

120 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
100% Online

For information specific to you and your situation, meet with your academic advisor and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

The 100% online Bachelor of Science in French consists of 120 credit hours. You may transfer up to 60 previously earned credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Core courses (6 credit hours)
  • Major courses (24 credit hours)
  • Capstone course (3 credit hours)
  • Track courses (15 credit hours)
  • General education and elective courses (as needed to total 120 credit hours)

All courses are 3 credit hours and require a grade of C or better unless otherwise noted.


Core Curriculum (6 credit hours)

  • FREN-F 200/FREN-F 203 - Second Year French I
  • FREN-F 250/FREN-F 204 - Second Year French II

Major Courses (24 credit hours)

Advanced French Grammar
Choose one:

  • FREN-F 328 - Advanced French Grammar and Composition
  • FREN-F 313 - Advanced French Grammar and Composition

Spoken French
Choose one:

  • FREN-F 315 - Conversation and Diction I
  • FREN-F 316 - Conversation and Diction II

Upper-Level Coursework in French - Applied and Cultural (15 credit hours)
Choose five:

  • FREN-F 300 - Lectures et Analyses Litteraires
  • FREN-F 391 - Studies in French Film
  • FREN-F xxx - Francophone Film
  • FREN-F 330 - Intro to Translating French and English
  • FREN-F 334 - French for the Medical and Technical world
  • FREN-F 363 - Introduction a la France modern
  • FREN-F 415 - La culture Francophone
  • FREN-F 450 - Colloquium in French Studies
  • FREN-F 463 - Civilisation Francaise I
  • FREN-F 475 - Advanced Oral Practice I
  • FREN-F 480 - French Conversation
  • FREN-Y 396 - Study Abroad

Capstone and Career-Professional Preparation

Track: Francophone Culture for Travel (15 credit hours)

Choose five

  • FREN-F 300 - Lectures et Analyses Litteraires
  • FREN-F 391 - Studies in French film
  • SPCH-S 427 - Cross Cultural Communication
  • TESM-T 107 - Tourism Planning and Development
  • TESM-T 207 - Tourism, Policy, and Sustainability
  • TESM-T 234 - Cultural Heritage Tourism


Choose as needed to reach 120 credits.

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Charles L. Pooser Ph.D.

Associate Professor of French & International Studies
Coordinator of French Studies

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(812) 941-2128

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