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Minor in French

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Requirements for the Minor in French

The department offers minors in both French and Italian. Consult an adviser in the appropriate language.

Minor in French

French Minor Course Requirements

  • Intensive Review of French Grammar. Satisfied by: FREN 300
  • Introduction to French Literature. Satisfied by: FREN 326
  • French Minor Required Electives. 4 elective courses chosen from among the courses already approved for the major in French. At least 2 of the 4 electives must be at the 400 level.

Minor in Italian

Italian Minor Course Requirements

  • Composition and Conversation (3). Satisfied by ITAL 300.
  • Advanced Composition and Conversation (3). Satisfied by ITAL 315.
  • Introduction to Italian Literature I (3). Satisfied by ITAL 301.
  • Introduction to Italian Literature II (3). Satisfied by ITAL 302.
  • Italy and the Italians I (3). Satisfied by *ITAL 335.
  • Italy and the Italians II (3). Satisfied by *ITAL 336.

*ITAL 340 Studies in Italian Culture: _____ and ITAL 495 Directed Readings in Italian may be taken in place of ITAL 335 and/or ITAL 336 only by permission of the Italian adviser.

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of junior/senior (300+) KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 18 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

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