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2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French Minor

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The program of study for a minor in French consists of a minimum of 18 semester hours above the elementary level. The intermediate level of the language is a prerequisite for all upper level courses leading to the minor.  


      To develop the fundamental language skills of reading, listening, speaking, and writing.

      To acquaint the student with the contributions, culture, literature, and history of French-speaking peoples.

      To support language and culture requirements in other disciplines with a focus on Francophone studies.

      To provide students with the skills for a variety of careers and professions which require a knowledge of and competency in French.


To satisfy the minor requirement in French, the following courses must be taken and completed with a grade of C or better:

·         FRE 2311 - Intermediate French I

·         FRE 2312 - Intermediate French II

·         FRE 3306 - Advanced French Grammar and Composition

·         FRE 3311 - French Civilization

·         FRE 3312 - Advanced French Conversation  

Students should choose the remaining 3 semester hours from the following courses:

·         FRE 3310 - Survey of French Literature

·         FRE 3318 - French Literature of the Seventeenth Century

·         FRE 3324 - Twentieth Century Prose

Study Abroad Opportunities for French Minors

With the approval of the department, students may include up to 6 semester hours of credit from study abroad programs approved by the office of International Programs. Such courses must be taught in French and have French language content.

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