French Minor

FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES

John CalvinSamuel de ChamplainDenis DiderotMarie de FranceMaximilien RobespierreNicolas BoileauMarguerite de Valois

 

THE MINOR IN FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES

 

Description of Minor:

The French and Francophone Studies minor is designed to allow students to include work in the French language and in French and Francophone culture in their undergraduate program of study. This minor is particularly relevant for students interested in an international framework for their major studies (African, African American, and Caribbean Studies; Anthropology; Art History; Communications; Economics and Finance; English; Geography; History; Latin American and Latino Studies; Marketing and Management; Musical Studies; Philosophy; Political Science; Sociology; Women Studies).

 

Prerequisites for entrance into the minor:

FR 1100, 1110, and 2100 or equivalent must be completed before taking any course in the minor (with the exception of FR 2000 which is taught in English). FR 2110 may be taken concurrently with 2000-level courses. Native speakers of French should meet with their advisor to determine alternative courses.

 

MINOR REQUIREMENTS...................................................................................... 18 CREDITS

I. Required Courses................................................................................................. 15 Credits

FR 2000            French Colonial Legacies (offered in English).................................................... 3

FR 2110            Intermediate French II............................................................................................. 3

FR 2220            Stylistics and Advanced Composition.................................................................. 3

FR 2400            Spoken French through Cultural Study................................................................. 3

FR 2500            Introduction to Textual Analysis and Research Methods................................ 3

 

II. Elective Course..................................................................................................... 3 Credits

(select one course)

FR 3200            Approaches to Literary Studies............................................................................. 3

FR 3310            The Modern Novel in French.................................................................................. 3

FR 3330            Modern French and Francophone Theater.......................................................... 3

FR 3360            French Poetry............................................................................................................ 3

FR 3370            Topics in Francophone Literature......................................................................... 3

FR 3410            Approaches to Cultural Studies ............................................................................ 3

FR 3500            Sounds and Structures of French........................................................................... 3

FR 3700            French Cinema........................................................................................................... 3

FR 3710            Francophone Cinema............................................................................................... 3

FR 3800            Topics in Parisian Culture...................................................................................... 3

FR 3990            Selected Topics.......................................................................................................... 3

FR 4000            Seminar in French and Francophone Cultural Studies...................................... 3

FR 4320            Nineteenth-Century French Narrative Prose........................................................ 3

FR 4520            Translation Theory and Practice........................................................................... 3

FR 4990            Independent Study.................................................................................................... 3

 

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