The Minor in French is offered by the Department of French, German, Italian and Slavic. Students declaring a major or minor in the department are encouraged to study abroad. Temple University has a summer program at the Sorbonne in Paris. Credits earned through the Temple Sorbonne Program may be used toward the French major, minor, certificate and for satisfaction of the GenEd World Society requirement.

Minors are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.

Campus Location: Main

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Please contact the College of Liberal Arts' Center for Academic Advising for more information on minors, certificates or other CLA programs.


Prerequisites: FREN 1001 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent placement.

FREN 1002Introduction to French II4
FREN 1003Introduction to French III3
FREN 2001Intermediate3
Select a minimum of two of the following:6
Conversation I
Reading I
Composition I
French for Business I
Select a minimum of one of the following:3
Advanced Grammar
Conversation II
Composition II
Survey of French Literature I
Survey of French Literature II
Culture and Civilization I
Total Credit Hours19