French Major A French major consists of 10 courses as follows: Either MODL 1010: The Language Phenomenon or MODL 1020: Language and Society. (Education licensure students must take both.) 9 courses in French beyond FREN 3220, including FREN 3420 and 3440, which must be taken at Hamline. In addition to MODL 1010 or 1020, 1 course taught in English but focusing on the French-speaking world may count. Please consult a French professor or the department chair for approval. Courses taken abroad may also count toward the major, with prior approval. MODL 1010 - The Language Phenomenon MODL 1020 - Language and Society 9 courses in French beyond FREN 3220: Intermediate French II: FREN 3420 - Introduction to French and Francophone Literature FREN 3440 - Advanced French FREN 3510 - France: Literature and Civilization I FREN 3520 - France: Literature and Civilization II FREN 3600 - Introduction to French Literary Analysis FREN 3620 - Topics in Francophone African Literature FREN 3630 - Francophone Caribbean Literature FREN 5400 - Problems in Translation FREN 5600 - Topics: Advanced Study in French and Francophone Literature Note Courses abroad may be substituted with the approval of the major advisor, but FREN 5600 is required of all majors. K-12 License in French French majors pursing a K-12 teaching license must complete all the requirements for the French major. However, they must take both MODL 1010 and 1020, for a total of eleven (11) courses. In addition, an assessment of advanced language proficiency and knowledge of French and Francophone culture are required. Students must also complete the education department courses required for a Minnesota teaching license. Learn more about the K-12 Teaching License in French > Announcement About the French Program Hamline University is in the process of phasing out the French major. For more information about this phase out process, please visit the French program page.