2022-2023 Course Catalog

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French (FR) Minor

Requirements: 18 semester hours of coursework at the 2000 or 3000 level, including the following courses:

Required Minor Courses
FR 2105Intermediate French 13
FR 2106Intermediate French 1, 23
FR 3105Composition, Conversation and Grammar 33
FR 3106Composition, Conversation and Grammar 33
FR 3304Introduction to French Literature3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Francophone Studies 3
French Culture from Middle Ages to Renaissance
French Culture from Baroque to Revolution 3
French Culture from Romanticism to Belle Epoque 3
French Culture from World Wars to Global Present 3
Total Credits18

Any 3000- level or 4000- level French course may be substituted for FR 2105 Intermediate French or FR 2106 Intermediate French.


FR 2164 Intermediate Business French (3 cr) (prerequisite FR 2105 Intermediate French) may be taken in place of FR 2106 Intermediate French.


May also count toward Pathways.

Please note:

  • Students must earn 18 credit hours for the French minor regardless of initial course placement.
  • 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.