The BA in French With Honors

  • The B.A. in French with honors is available to students who have an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 and a G.P.A. of at least 3.5 in courses counted for major credit.

  • To fulfill the requirements of the Honors Program, students must complete three 400-level courses and write an Honors Thesis of 25-30 pages, in French, in conjunction with a 400-level course on a subject agreed upon with the course instructor.  Students will have up to two semesters to complete the thesis.

  • The Honors Thesis will be read by the course instructor and by Dr. Olivia Harrison, director of the Honors Program in French.  For further information, please contact Professor Harrison (at, THH 153.

  • These requirements are excerpted from the USC Catalogue. The USC Catalogue is the document of authority for all students. The program requirements listed in the USC Catalogue supersede any information which may be contained in any bulletin of any school or department. The university reserves the right to change its policies, rules, regulations, requirements for graduation, course offerings and any other contents of this catalogue at any time.

  • Please contact Ms. Josephine Le, the department advisor, at or 213-740-2534 for more information and specific degree requirements.