Minor in French

Catalog Year: 2022-2023


The minor in French provides students with the components of a well-rounded education in French: knowledge of the language (through conversation, composition, and grammar) combined with the study of literature and civilization.

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

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Core Courses

Advanced Language Course

FREN 309 Reading and Writing Skills Development 3
Total Credits 3

Literature and Civilization

FREN 380 The Making of Modern France 3
FREN 340 Francophone Identities 3
or FREN 385 Introduction to French Linguistics
Total Credits 6


Select three electives in FREN at the 300 level or above 1 9
Total Credits 9