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Minor in French

Requirements for a Minor in French:
18 credits in French including:
FR 100-299, beginning and intermediate courses (12 credits maximum)
FR 300-499, advanced courses (6 credits minimum)
(Students with advanced knowledge of French should begin at 300-level)

Placement for French Courses: Students are encouraged to discuss placement with French Faculty or the World Languages Department Chair. The following are intended to be general placement guidelines to help students with previous experience with French:

0-2 years of French in high school:           FR 101 Beginning French I
1-2 years of French in high school:           FR 102 Beginning French II
3 years of French in high school:              FR 210 Intermediate French I
4 years of French in high school:              FR 211 Intermediate French II
5 or more years of French in high school:  300-level & 400-level courses
Native Speakers of French:                      300-level & 400-level courses

Students may also take a placement exam in French at the Academic Success Center. It is recommended that the results of the test be discussed with the French Faculty or the World Languages Department Chair, especially if the test places the student below the level recommended above.

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