French Minor

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Students who minor in French or French studies learn to perfect their communications skills, explore works of imaginative literature in French, and investigate dimensions of historical and contemporary civilization and culture in one or more French-speaking countries.

A minor in French consists of 20 credits in French courses numbered FREN 503 Intermediate French I and above. No fewer than three courses have to be taken at UNH. No more than one course conducted in English (e.g., FREN 525 A Road Trip Through France: Baguette, Brie, Bordeaux, and Beyond or FREN 625 Cuisine, Culture, and the Creation of French Identity) will be counted toward the minor, although students may elect to take more than one such course provided they earn more than 20 credits. Those entering the minor at FREN 504 Intermediate French II or higher will be expected to complete FREN 651 Readings in French Literature or FREN 652 Readings in French Literature. LLC 791 Methods of Foreign Language Teaching does not count for the minor. After completing the five required courses, students submit a "Completion of Minor" form.