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

109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150

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.


Attribute 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.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  FR 13201 Elementary French I (4)    
  FR 13202 Elementary French II (4)    
  FR 23201 Intermediate French I (3)    
  FR 23202 Intermediate French II (3)    
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  FR 33211 French Conversation 3  
  FR 33212 French Composition 3  
  FR 33214 French Composition Extended 2  
  FR 33215 French Phonetics and Diction 3  
  FR 33421 French Civilization 3  
  French 40000-level course 3  
  Choose two from the following: 6  
ELR/WIC FR 33335 Introduction to French Theatre (3)    
ELR/WIC FR 33336 Introduction to French Poetry (3)    
ELR/WIC FR 33337 Introduction to the French Novel (3)    

Note: Prerequisites can be satisfied with demonstrated language proficiency.

Special Department Note: Some courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages are offered on a rotating basis. Rotations and course availability may change at any time. Please see the Department's course offering projections and advising information for assistance with course planning. 

Graduation Requirements:

  • Minimum overall 2.000 GPA.
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).