BA in French for International Trade

This program integrates the study of international language and cultures with preparation in international trade and business.  The objective of this major is to prepare students for international careers with the necessary business and language skills.  Students in French and Spanish participate in an internship in a business/industrial work environment either in the US or abroad where French or Spanish is spoken.  Students man take examinations leading to certification in Business French and Spanish.

Required ACA Courses: (9 credits)


FREN321       Advanced Composition 2 credits
FREN341 Advanced Grammar 4 credits
FREN351 Advanced Spoken Language 2 credits
FREN361 Text Analysis 1 credit

Required AU Courses: (21 credits)

FREN275  Intermediate French (with lab)  4credits
FREN366 French Conversation (with lab) 3credits
FREN367 French Composition (with lab)  3credits
FREN415 Advanced French Communication 3credits
FREN420 Francophone Cultures: The New World & the 3rd World 3credits
FREN430 Contemporary French Culture and Society: Study tour 3credits
FREN460 French for International Trade (with lab) 3credits
INLS490 Language and International Trade Internship/Practicum 3credits

Elective AU Courses:

FREN401 Fundamentals of Translation (with lab) 3 credits
FREN402 French for Interpreters (with lab) 3 credits
FREN429 French for International Travel and Tourism (with lab) 3 credits
FREN434 French for Medical Professions 3 credits
FREN445 French Literature and Film 3 credits

 Business and Economics: (24 credits)

ACCT121, 122 Fundaments of Accounting 6 credits
BSAD355 Management and Organization 3 credits
BSAD365 International Environment of Business 3 credits
BSAD450 Multicultural Business Relations 3 credits
BSAD467 International Management 3 credits
ECON226 Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
FNCE317 Business Finance 3 credits
MKTG310 Principles of Marketing  3 credits

Required Cognates: (6 credits)

ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
MKTG465 International Marketing  3 credits
ECON454 International Economics 3 credits