UWM Undergraduate Bulletin

The French program offers a wide range of language, literature, and civilization courses. During any semester, you’ll find courses on French and Francophone literature, advanced civilization and culture, French for business and the professions, and an intensive grammar review. We offer a broad range of conversation and composition courses based on authentic audio and video programs.

Students who have never taken French should begin their study of language with French 103. Students who have previously studied French may begin at a more advanced level. Results of a university-administered test determine advanced placement. It’s possible to receive up to 14 retroactive credits of French if, after being placed in a course because of your previous work in the language, you pass it with a grade of B or better. Undergraduate study includes: