French - Advanced, Microcredential

The Microcredential in Advanced French consists of six required credit hours. Satisfactory completion of the required courses would allow the student to develop the necessary skills to conduct proficient-level communication in French through the acquisition of appropriate vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking capabilities and an exploration of issues in French-speaking culture.

The Microcredential in Advanced French aligns itself with all other programs in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in that it is designed to help students gain a broader understanding of themselves, as well as the languages and cultures of others. This inherently fosters an understanding and appreciation for diverse perspectives and represents a crucial virtue in today's globalized world.

Admission Requirements

For current, active Saint Louis University students wishing to declare a microcredential, complete the Update for Student Curriculum Record form

For non-Saint Louis University students, click here to apply as a Visiting/Non-Degree Seeking Student. 

FREN 2010Intermediate French Language & Culture3
FREN 3XXX Any 3000-level French course3
Total Credits6

Continuation Standards

Students are expected to earn a grade of "C" or better in each required course. Students who do not achieve the "C" or better grade in a required course will be expected to repeat the course in an attempt to achieve the "C" or better grade. Students may repeat a required course one time. Failure to achieve the "C" or better grade after one repeat attempt will have the student dismissed from the microcredential in Advanced French.

Of the two required courses, only FREN 2010 is regularly offered in Madrid. 3xxx-level courses are offered in St. Louis. Students can only partially complete the Microcredential in Advanced French in Madrid; students may complete it at the St. Louis campus partially or entirely.

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