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Minors in French

Enhance your degree

Can't fit a major in French into your degree? A minor in French allows for a level of specialization in French in addition to your major degree program(s).

We offer three different minors for students to choose from.

1. Minor in French

Mineure en français

A minimum of 18 and a maximum of 27 credit hours beyond the 1000 level, including French 2045 X/Y.06

At least 6 of the 18 credit hours must be above the 2000 level.

2. Minor in French Literature and Culture

Mineure en littérature et culture françaises

A minimum of 18 and a maximum of 27 credit hours beyond the 1000 level, including:

  • French 2201.03 and French 2202.03

And any 3 credit hours from the Medieval/Early Modern Literature and Culture courses below:

  • FREN 3225.03
  • FREN 3300.03
  • FREN 3400.03
  • FREN 3500.03
  • FREN 3600.03
  • FREN 4300.03
  • FREN 4301.03
  • FREN 4401.03
  • FREN 4500.03 
  • FREN 4550.03  
  • FREN 4600.03

And any 3 credit hours from the Modern/Contemporary Literature and Culture courses below:

  • FREN 3101.03
  • FREN 3250.03
  • FREN 3700.03
  • FREN 3730.03
  • FREN 3750.03
  • FREN 3800.03
  • FREN 3810.03
  • FREN 4700.03
  • FREN 4701.03
  • FREN 4710.03
  • FREN 4801.03

And any 3 credit hours from the Canadian and International Francophonie courses below:

  • FREN 3150.03
  • FREN 3203.03
  • FREN 3811.03
  • FREN 3900.03
  • FREN 3910.03
  • FREN 4811.03
  • FREN 4902.03
  • FREN 4903.03
  • FREN 4904.03

And any 3 credit hours from any of the courses listed above or FREN2021.03 or FREN2022.03 (strongly recommended for students not taking FREN2045XY.06).

3. Minor in French: Linguistics and Translation

Mineure en français: linguistique et traduction

A minimum of 18 and a maximum of 27 credit hours beyond the 1000-level, including:

  • FREN 2020.03 or FREN 2075.03

And any 15 credit hours from:

  • FREN 3017.03  
  • FREN 3021.03
  • FREN 3022.03
  • FREN 3026.03
  • FREN 4011.03
  • FREN 4013.03
  • FREN 4014.03
  • FREN 4017.03

 

Note: Not all courses are offered each year. Please consult with the timetable for courses offered.Courses given in English and French 2005 X/Y.06 are not admissible. The Minors in French cannot be combined with a Major in French.

Questions?

We'd love to answer them. Please contact us at french@dal.ca or 494-2430.