Admission and Program Requirements

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Admission requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by agencies recognized by Missouri State University or equivalent education from a foreign university.
  2. A score of intermediate-high or higher in French on the OPI (or equivalent)
  3. A GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale for the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work or completion of 9 credit hours of graduate course work with a minimum GPA of 3.00.
  4. All additional University and Graduate College requirements for admission to a certificate program.

Double counting of coursework

Graduate certificate programs must differ from one another by at least 2 courses or 40% of the total certificate credit hours.

Required courses

Course code Course Title Credit hours
FRN 624 Advanced Topics in Francophone Linguistics* 3
FRN 690 Advanced French Grammar 3
FRN 725 Seminar in Francophone Literature and Culture 3
FRN 735 Advanced French Proficiency 3

* MCL 691 (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for FRN 624