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French and Francophone Studies Minor

Effective Fall 2019

Exclusions:

The French and Francophone Academic minor is not open to students with a French major or any other minor in Romance Languages and Literatures.

Advising

Appointments are scheduled online or at the department office, 4108 Modern Languages Building, (734) 764-5344.

Prerequisites

FRENCH 230 or 232 with a grade of C- or higher; or RCLANG 290 or 310, or assignment by placement test.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 21
  • FRENCH 235 and 18 credits of courses in FRENCH numbered FRENCH 240 and above, with a minimum of 9 credits at the 300 level. Residential College students may substitute RCLANG 320 for FRENCH 235. Students who complete a second and/or a third RCLANG 320 course will receive major credit for a French elective at the 270 level.
  • One of the French Cultural and Literary Studies courses in RLL must be taken at the Ann Arbor Campus: FRENCH 340-379, 391-392, 402, 450-499.

Constraints

Of the required 21 credits:

  • No more than one French course taught in English without language prerequisites

Residency

  • One of the French Cultural and Literary Studies courses in RLL must be taken at the Ann Arbor Campus: FRENCH 340-379, 391-392, 402, 450-499.
  • At least 12 of the 21 credits for the Academic Minor must be taken in residence or in a study abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.
  • To ensure that French majors and minors gain a broad range of knowledge in the French language, literature, and culture, a maximum of nine credits from FRENCH 380, 381, and 414, as well as any of their equivalents accepted as transfer and/or study abroad credit, can count toward the major or minor.

French and Francophone Studies (Minor) (Winter 2017 - Summer 2019)

Effective Winter 2017

Exclusions:

The French and Francophone Academic minor is not open to students with a French major or any other minor in Romance Languages and Literatures.

Advising

Appointments are scheduled online or at the department office, 4108 Modern Languages Building, (734) 764-5344.

Prerequisites

FRENCH 230 or 232 with a grade of C- or higher; or RCLANG 290 or 310, or assignment by placement test.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 21
  • FRENCH 235 and 18 credits of courses in FRENCH numbered FRENCH 240 and above, with a minimum of 9 credits at the 300 level.
  • One of the French Cultural and Literary Studies courses in RLL must be taken at the Ann Arbor Campus: FRENCH 340-379, 391-392, 402, 450-499.

Constraints

Of the required 21 credits:

  • No more than one French course taught in English without language prerequisites

Residency

  • One of the French Cultural and Literary Studies courses in RLL must be taken at the Ann Arbor Campus: FRENCH 340-379, 391-392, 402, 450-499.
  • At least 12 of the 21 credits for the Academic Minor must be taken in residence or in a study abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.
  • To ensure that French majors and minors gain a broad range of knowledge in the French language, literature, and culture, a maximum of nine credits from FRENCH 380, 381, and 414, as well as any of their equivalents accepted as transfer and/or study abroad credit, can count toward the major or minor.

French and Francophone Studies Minor (Fall 2012-Fall 2016)

Effective Date: Fall  2012

The French and Francophone Academic minor is not open to students with a French major or any other minor in Romance Languages and Literatures. 

If you are majoring in another field, the French and Francophone Studies minor offers you an opportunity to complement the knowledge gained in your principal field, while adding a cultural and linguistic dimension to your academic experience.

Prerequisites to the Minor

FRENCH 235.

Requirements for the Minor

18 credits of courses in FRENCH numbered FRENCH 240 and above, with a minimum of 9 credits at the 300 level.

Constraints: No more than one French course taught in English without language prerequisites may be counted toward the minor. 300-level courses must include at least one course in Cultural and Literary Studies. At least 9 of the 18 credits for the Academic Minor must be taken in residence or in a study abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan. Minors must take one of the following courses in RLL at the Ann Arbor Campus: FRENCH 340-379, 391-392, 402, 450-499.

To ensure that French majors and minors gain a broad range of knowledge in the French language, literature, and culture, a maximum of nine credits from FRENCH 380, 381, and 414 as well as any of their equivalents accepted as transfer and/or study abroad credit can count toward the major or minor.