2022-2023 Course Catalog

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French for Business (FRBS) Minor

Requirements: 18 semester hours of coursework, distributed as follows:

Required Minor Courses
FR 3105Composition, Conversation and Grammar3
FR 3106Composition, Conversation and Grammar3
Select two of the following:6
Intermediate Business French 1
Advanced Business French
Special Topics in Business French
Select two of the following:6
Introduction to French Culture and Civilization
Introduction to French Literature
Introduction to Francophone Studies
French Culture from Middle Ages to Renaissance
French Culture from Baroque to Revolution
French Culture from Romanticism to Belle Epoque
French Culture from World Wars to Global Present
Advanced Composition and Stylistics
Total Credits18

Please note:

  • Students must earn 18 credit hours for the French major regardless of initial course placement1.
  • If you have AP or IB French credit, see your French Advisor of instructor. AP exam credit and IB diploma credit are usually awarded automatically by the Office of the University Registrar. Depending on your score, those credits may possibly be used to satisfy certain requirements for the minor. Make sure you inquire about these substitutions early on.
  • Students must have a 2.0 in-minor GPA in French.
  • All courses required to complete the French minor are included in the minor GPA calculation. Students must earn a C or better in each course for it to count towards the minor
  • French courses may also be used to meet certain Pathways requirements. Please see the current Pathways for General Education Guide.
  • Any 3000- level or 4000- level French course may be substituted for FR 2105 Intermediate French or FR 2106 Intermediate French