Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

French Minor

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Course Requirements

One Course from any Two of the Following Areas (6 credits)

Two 300/400 level FR electives (6 credits)


**These totals may vary depending on the level at which the student begins study at UB. Students demonstrably prepared to begin at the 200 level are deemed to have satisfied the intermediate French requirement, and for them the total credits required for the minor are thus 18 rather than 24.

FR 343  fulfills the UB Curriculum Communication Literacy / CL2 requirement. Three courses for the minor may fulfill the UB Curriculum Global Pathway requirement through the Language and Culture track. Alternatively, courses for the minor may help fulfill the Global Reflections track or the International Experience track of the Global Pathway. Please use the Path Finder tool to learn more about sequences and options.

Total Credits Required for Minor: 24

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Academic Requirements

Students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.000 in all French coursework. 

Transfer Credit Policy

The department’s residency requirement stipulates that at least 50% of required credits for a major or minor be completed via French courses taken at UB. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop language competence and communicative strategies.
  • Apply knowledge of language history.
  •  Identify and utilize linguistic core concepts.
  • Identify and analyze rhetorical strategies in different texts and genres.
  • Apply knowledge of cultural and theoretical contexts.
  • Locate and interpret sources and produce original research.
  • Incorporate sources and modes of analysis from multiple disciplines and media.
  • Appraise material critically.
  • Recognize and cultivate personal growth.

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