Academic Requirements for the Minor in French

Five courses in French (20 credits), as follows:

  1. Two courses must be chosen from the following advanced-level French courses:
    • FRE 3015: Advanced French I, 4 credits
    • FRE 3230: The Island as Laboratory, 4 credits
    • LAC 3340: Postcolonial French-Language Literature, 4 credits
  2. One course must be in cultural studies:
    • ARH 2050: Introduction to Modern Art, 4 credits
    • ARH 3510: 19th Century Art, 4 credits
    • ARH 3630: French Art from LaTour to David, 4 credits
    • HIS 3380: Paris, Vienna, Berlin, 4 credits
    • HIS 2330: Atlantic World, 4 credits
    • CIN 3420: Contemporary European Cinema, 4 credits
    • CIN 3550: Francophone Cinema, 4 credits
    • CIN 3835: André Bazin, Realism, and Cinema, 4 credits
    • CIN 3855: French Cinema, 4 credits
    • CIN 3857: Contemporary French Cinema, 4 credits
    • CIN 4210: Theory and Praxis: Welles and Resnais, 4 credits
    • LIT 3680: Surrealism and its Legacy, 4 credits
    • PHI 2060: Existentialism, 4 credits
    • PHI 3470: Foucault, Habermas, Derrida, 4 credits
  3. The remaining two courses must be chosen from the following courses in French and in translation:
    • FRE 1010: Beginning French I, 4 credits
    • FRE 1020: Beginning French II, 4 credits
    • FRE 2010: Intermediate French I, 4 credits
    • FRE 2020: Intermediate French II, 4 credits
    • FRE 3015: Advanced French I, 4 credits*
    • FRE 3230: The Island as Laboratory, 4 credits*
    • LAC 3340: Postcolonial French-Language Literature, 4 credits*
    • Any other FRE course

*Note: A course taken to fulfill one of the requirements will not also fulfill a second requirement. For example, FRE 3015 can fulfill either requirement #1 or requirement #3, but not both. A minimum of 5 courses (20 credits) must be taken to complete the minor.

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