The minor in French provides students with the components of a well-rounded education in French: knowledge of the language (through conversation, composition, and grammar) combined with the study of literature and civilization.
Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete 18 credits at the 300-level or above with a minimum grade of 2.00 in each course. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.
Total credits: 18
Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.
Advanced Language Course
|Reading and Writing Skills Development
Literature and Civilization
|Select two from the following:
|The Making of Modern France
|Introduction to French Linguistics
|Multilingualism, Identity, and Power (Mason Core) 1
This course is taught in English but does not count against the 1-course limit on electives taught in English.
|Select three electives in FREN at the 300 level or above 1
One elective course in English may be applied to the minor. This may be chosen from FREN 325 Major French Writers (Topic Varies) (Mason Core) or FREN 329 Problems of Western Civilization in French Literature (Mason Core), or from a FRLN or non-MCL course with approval. Students choose electives in consultation with an advisor.