Minor in French Language, Literature and Culture

Note: AP credits do not count toward a French major or minor. You must take the required number of courses.

Required Courses

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, as follows:

Prerequisites
FREN 1001Basic French I
FREN 1002Basic French II
FREN 1003Intermediate French I
FREN 1004Intermediate French II (AP credit may be substituted)
Minor curriculum
Required
FREN 3100WIntroduction to French Literature
One course from the following:
FREN 3210Medieval and Early Modern French Literature in Context
FREN 3520The Age of Classicism
FREN 3530The Age of Enlightenment
FREN 4500Studies in Medieval French Literature
FREN 4510French Literature of the Renaissance
Four courses from the following:
FREN 2005Language, Culture, and Society I **
FREN 2006Language, Culture, and Society II
FREN 3010Advanced Fren Grammar & Style
FREN 3020Contemporary France
FREN 3210Medieval and Early Modern French Literature in Context
FREN 3220Modern French Literature
FREN 3300Topics in French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures in Translation
FREN 3400Studies in Genre
FREN 3520The Age of Classicism
FREN 3530The Age of Enlightenment
FREN 3550Studies in Twentieth-Century French Literature
FREN 3560Topics in Contemporary Francophone Literature and Cinema
FREN 3560Topics in Contemporary Francophone Literature and Cinema
FREN 3600Special Topics in French Literature
FREN 3700History of French Cinema
FREN 4470Writing Women
FREN 4500Studies in Medieval French Literature
FREN 4510French Literature of the Renaissance
FREN 4540Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Culture
FREN 4600Special Topics in French Literature

*AP credit for FREN 2005 allows students to place into higher-level FREN courses, but those credits do not count toward the total required for the minor.

French Minor Advising

Masha Belenky
(Last names A-M) 
(Kathryn Kleppinger)
(Last names N-Z) 

French Literature Research Guide

Find literary studies scholarship for all periods and genres. Gelman library's French Literature research guide can help!