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A minor in French requires at least 18 credits in the chosen language, none of which may be earned at the 100 level.

Course Title Hours
FREN 201Intermediate French (or 300-level FREN course) 13
FREN 202Intermediate French Readings (or 300-level FREN course) 13
or FREN 205 Intermediate Conversation
Choose a minimum of 12 credits of course work at the 300 level or higher 12
Total Hours18

Students who place through the intermediate level and begin taking French at the 300 level cannot count FREN 201, FREN 202 or FREN 205 toward the minor. These students are required to complete all 18 credits of the minor through course work at the 300 level or above.