French Minor

Minor - French 

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 15

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: FRCH 101-FRCH 202, or equivalent, are prerequisites to the minor in French. A minimum of six upper-division credits for the minor must be taken from UM faculty on the UM campus.


Upper-Division Core6
Teaching French Track
Total Hours15

Upper-Division Core

Complete all of the following courses:
FRCH 301Adv Grammar/Oral Writ Exprsn3
FRCH 350French Civ & Culture3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Degree Electives

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 9 total credits required.

300-Level Courses

Complete two of the following courses:6
Fr. Lit. Cult. Mid. Age Renass
Fr. Lit. Cult. 17th 18th Cent.
Fr. Lit. Cult. Long 19th Cent.
Literature and Culture III: French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures of the 20th Century
The French Cinema
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

400-Level Courses

Complete 3 credits from the following courses:3
Studies in French Prose
Adv Stylistics & Oral Arg
Studies in French Drama
Studies in French Poetry
Special Topics
Independent Study
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Teaching French Track


  • This teaching track contains different/additional course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the teaching track of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the teaching track of a major or minor in that content area.
  • To complete this teaching track, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. You do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and  Learning Department.  
  • Tracks will not appear on your UM transcript, diploma, university lists, student data system, or university publications. They are used for advising purposes only. You do not fill out a major change for a track.
  • Individuals completing the teaching track of this minor must also complete the teaching track of a major in another teaching content area.

Teaching French Track Requirements

Complete all of the following courses:
LING 270SIntro to Linguistics3
MCLG 410Methods Teaching Foreign Language3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach ­­­­­French, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department