French (A.A.)

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.


The study of modern languages will provide you with a basis for many careers including language teacher, translator, and international development worker. Language skills are also useful in international business, publishing, airline services, hotel services and nursing.

Transfer Options

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

Academic Program Maps

Required Common Core

Flexible Core

Curriculum Requirements

French Language Requirement 1
Program Electives 2
General Electives
Total Flexible Core
Total Common Core

1 Choose 15 credits from FRN 200, FRN 204, FRN 210, FRN 311, FRN 455, FRN 430 or FRN 435, FRN 470, FRN 400, FRN 440, FRN 446, FRN 460, FRN 461, FRN 462, FRN 476 or AFN 128.
2 Choose 9 credits from AFN 122, AFN 127, AFN 128, ENG 394, FRN 400, FRN 440, FRN 446, FRN 460, FRN 461, FRN 462, FRN 476, or LIN 110.

Please note, these requirements are effective the 2017-2018 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

Hours of Operation:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m