French Minor

20-24 credit hours

The French minor is designed to enable students to acquire an intermediate high to advanced proficiency in French in all four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Students are required to spend one semester abroad in a French-speaking country to complete the French minor, gaining cross-cultural experience and literacy in the process.

Prerequisite for Minor Entry

Students must demonstrate proficiency in French 202 Intermediate French II (4) (or placement exam) prior to entry into the French minor.

Minor Requirements

FREN 301 Intermediate/Advanced French I 4
FREN 302 Intermediate/Advanced French II 4
FREN 490 Study Abroad (after completion of FREN 301/302. 12 credits hours abroad must be 300-level or above, taught entirely in French in an approved program in a French-speaking country) 12-16
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