French and Francophone Studies

The French and Francophone Studies Minor is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain a foundation in the French language and an interdisciplinary appreciation and understanding of the intellectual and cultural traditions of France and the French-speaking world.  The minor exposes students to contemporary as well as historical issues related to French and global Francophone cultures. Study abroad opportunities are available to complete the requirements for this minor.

Minor Coordinator:
Nicole Ruimy

Two (2) Semesters of French Language
Choose From:
FR 111French I3
FR 112French II3
FR 122French Conversation I3
FR 132French in Paris3
FR 213French III3
FR 214French IV3
FR 223French Conversation II3
FR 315Introduction to French Literature3
Choose From Three (3) Elective Courses
MC 208Paris: Imagined and Real3
MC 301Imaginary Encounters: Representations of the Caribbean (Honors)3
MC 302Faire La Cuisine: French Food and Identity3
MC 303Black in Paris: African American, African, and Caribbean Writers in the City of Lights (Honors)3
MC 306Narratives of Global Capital: Francophone Africa from the 1960's to the Present3
MC 308White Gold: Sugar, Power and the Creation of Atlantic Capitalism (Interdisciplinary)3
FI 341French Cinema3
HA 244Art and Architecture in Paris3
HA 301Fashion and Impressionism (Honors)3