French Minor

For information, contact the Department of French, Italian, and Classical Studies, 207 Irvin Hall, 513-529-1480.

This minor provides direction, coherence, and recognition in French studies for non-majors. It is designed to expand your area of interest and expertise and to broaden your career options. Students are encouraged to participate in the Department's summer programs abroad.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

You must accumulate 18 semester hours, 15 of which must be at 200 level or above, and maintain a 2.50 GPA. FRE 301 and one French course at the 400 level are required. One course in translation counts toward the minor; all courses must be taken for a grade, not credit/no-credit. You must plan your program with an advisor.

Select the following:
FRE 301Culture & Interpretation3
Select one course at the 400-level:3
The French Renaissance
Modern and Contemporary French Society 1
Art and Architecture in Dijon and Burgundy, France
Topics in French & Francophone Comic Art
Topics in Early Modern French Literature
Gender, Sexuality, & Creativity
Literary Innovation, 16th-18th C
French Medieval Literature
Rebellions, Revolutions, and Avant-gardes
The 19th Century
Modernity: Crisis and Creation
20th- and 21st-Century Literature, Art, and Thought
Select 12 hours from unused courses above or the following:12
Masterpieces of French Culture in Translation
Intermediate French
Critical Analysis of French Culture
Pre-Revolutionary Literature and Life
Modern and Contemporary Literature and Life
Texts in Context
Conversation and Current Events in France
Topics in French Literature in Translation
French Pronunciation
French Cinema in Translation
Total Credit Hours18

FRE 411W is offered in our Dijon study abroad program and also counts toward the minor.