Sep 27, 2022  
2017-2018 University Catalog 
2017-2018 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French Minor

15 Credits Required

Before undertaking this minor, the student must establish proficiency equivalent to French Level IV. Proficiency may be established by taking and passing FR 20200 , by examination, or by other evidence acceptable to the Department.

Requirements for the Minor

A. Required French Language Courses (6 credits)

B. Required French Literature Course (3 credits)

C. French Electives (6 credits)

Electives from French courses at the 30000-, 40000- or 50000- level. (Except courses numbered 33000-33900, 43000-43900, 49000 or 53000-53900)

Note: FR 38000 - Special Topics In French Culture And Civilization  may only be taken once for credit


50% of credits for CLA minors must come from Purdue University.

A minimum grade of “C” is required for a course to count for the minor. A minimum GPA of “B-” (2.67/4) in the minor is required for the student to graduate with a French minor.

No Departmental credit beyond FR 20200  nor credit by exam may be counted toward the minor.


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