French Minor

Minor - French

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 15

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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.

Summary

Upper-Division Core

6

Electives

9

Teaching French Track

Total Hours

15


Upper-Division Core

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

FRCH 301

Adv Grammar/Oral Writ Exprsn

3

FRCH 350

French Civ & Culture

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Degree Electives

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

300-Level Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete two of the following courses:

6

FRCH 310

Fr. Lit. Cult. Mid. Age Renass

FRCH 311

Fr. Lit. Cult. 17th 18th Cent.

FRCH 312

Fr. Lit. Cult. Long 19th Cent.

FRCH 313

Literature and Culture III: French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures of the 20th Century

FRCH 338

The French Cinema

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

400-Level Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 3 credits from the following courses:

3

FRCH 420

Studies in French Prose

FRCH 421

Adv Stylistics & Oral Arg

FRCH 430

Studies in French Drama

FRCH 440

Studies in French Poetry

FRCH 491

Special Topics

FRCH 492

Independent Study

FRCH 494

Seminar/Workshop

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Teaching French Track

Notes:

  • 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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LING 270S

Intro to Linguistics

3

MCLG 410

Methods Teaching Foreign Language

3

Total Hours

6

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.