French Studies Minor
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SLLC)
Program Director: Hervé-Thomas Campangne, Ph.D.
This 21-credit minor will provide students with a solid overview of linguistic, cultural, and literary aspects of the study of French.
To make an appointment to explore or declare a minor, go to www.arhu.umd.edu/academics/undergraduate-studies/minors
|Courses required for the minor, in this order, are:|
|FREN204||French Grammar and Composition||3|
|FREN250||Introduction to Cultural and Textual Analysis||3|
|FREN301||Composition and Style||3|
|FREN387||Critical Writing on France and the French-Speaking World||3|
|Select three of the following: 1||9|
|Introduction to Translation|
|Translation: English to French|
|Advanced Oral Expression|
|From Romanticism to the Age of Modernism and Beyond|
|From the Age of Epic and Romance to the Enlightenment|
Any 4XX-level course/s 1
Starting in Fall 2013 one 4xx-level elective is required for completion of the minor in French studies.
- All courses must be in French.
- A maximum of six (6) credits can be applied to the minor from courses taken at other institutions, with the exception of Maryland in Nice, which allows the transfer of nine (9) credits.
- All courses presented for the minor must be passed with a grade of "C-" or better.
- Students who matriculated in Fall 2012 or later must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 within their minor in order to graduate.
- Students who begin their study as native/fluent speakers should seek the advice of the advisor before choosing the courses they will use to replace the core minor courses.