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Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete 18 credits beyond FREN 250 Gateway to Advanced French (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of 2.00 in each course. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: FRN

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Core Courses

Advanced Language Course

FREN 309Reading and Writing Skills Development6
Total Credits6

Literature and Civilization

Select two courses from the following:6
Francophone Identities
French Civilization, Culture, and Literature: Ancient Gaul to 1789
French Civilization, Culture, and Literature: 1789 to the Present
Total Credits6

Elective Courses

Select two elective courses in FREN at the 300 level or above 16
Total Credits6

FREN 325 Major French Writers (Topic Varies) (Mason Core) and FREN 329 Problems of Western Civilization in French Literature (Mason Core) cannot be used to fulfill this requirement. Students choose electives in consultation with an advisor. These courses must be conducted in French.