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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies

109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150
Fax: 330-672-4009

The French minor gives students with a sufficient command of the language, both written and spoken, exposure to the literature and culture to be able to travel in France as more than just an interested but uninformed tourist, and to be able to pursue and perfect those competencies on their own.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  FR 13201 Elementary French I  
    13202 Elementary French II  
    23201 Intermediate French I  
    23202 Intermediate French II  
Type Course Title Credits
  FR 33211 French Conversation 3
    33212 French Composition 3
    33214 French Composition-Extended 2
    33215 French Phonetics and Diction 3
    33421 French Civilization 3
  French 40000-level course 3
  Choose from the following: 6
  FR 33335 Introduction to French Theatre (3)  
    33336 Introduction to French Poetry (3)  
    33337 Introduction to the French Novel (3)  


*Prerequisites can be waived by demonstrated proficiency.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.