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Minors in French and Italian

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Requirements for the Minors

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


18 credit hours are required, as follows:

  • FREN 300 Intensive Review of French Grammar
  • FREN 326 Introduction to French Literature
  • 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.


18 credit hours are required, as follows:

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

*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.

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