Modern Languages: French (A.A.)

students practicing French in class

The Department of Modern Languages offers the Associate of Art (A.A.) degree program in Modern Languages with a specialization in French. This interdisciplinary major will provide students with the necessary foundation in language skills and cultural literacy to engage in a professional career.

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Transfer Options

This program fully articulates with Hunter College and Brooklyn College’s bachelor degree programs in French so that you can seamlessly continue your education there without any loss of credits.

These suggested careers may require bachelor's or higher degrees.

Make an appointment at the Academic Advisement and Transfer Center.

Related Communities

Government & Public ServiceArts & HumanitiesCommunications & MediaEducationHealth Professions

Required Common Core

Flexible Common Core

Curriculum Requirements

French Language Requirement 1
Program Electives 2
General Electives
Total Curriculum Core
Total Program Core


  1. Choose 15 credits from all FRN courses 200-level and above with at least 2 courses from level 400 and above.
  2. Choose 9 credits from AFN 122, AFN 127, AFN 128, AFN 338, ART 290, ART 292, ENG 394, FRN 160, FRN 161, LIN 110, LIN 210, any ITL course, any SPN course or any TRS course.

Please note, these requirements are effective the 2019-2020 catalog year. Please check your DegreeWorks account for your specific degree requirements as when you began at BMCC will determine your program requirements.

Modern Languages Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room S-601
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8105

Office Hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m