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Modern Language - French Minor

Philippe Chavasse, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-3158, pxcgsl@rit.edu

This minor provides two full years of modern language and culture instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor consists of five  courses, either five language courses or a combination of language courses with up to two culture courses. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. Part of the requirements for this minor can be fulfilled by courses taken abroad. This minor is closed to fluent native speakers of French.

Course
Electives
Choose five consecutive language courses:
   MLFR-201    Beginning French I
   MLFR-202    Beginning French II
   MLFR-301    Intermediate French I
   MLFR-302    Intermediate French II
   MLFR-401    Advanced French I
   MLFR-402    Advanced French II
Students can take up to two culture courses as part of the French minor. In addition to culture courses listed for the minor, other courses from other departments dealing with aspects of French and Francophone cultures may also be approved by the faculty adviser.
   MLFR-351    French Films and Hollywood
   MLFR-352    The French Heritage in Film
   HIST-270    History of Modern France
   HIST-275    Screening the Trenches: A History of WWI through Film
   ARTH-364    Art in Paris



Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
View this minor's information from the retired quarter calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
 

Legacy Quarter Text: 

This minor provides two full years of modern language instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. Students may choose a modern language minor in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish. Students must take five consecutive language courses beyond the introductory prerequisite language course.

Prerequisite:
0525-440 Beginning French I

Required Courses—Choose five of the following:
0525-441 Beginning French II
0525-442 Beginning French III
0525-443 Intermediate French I
0525-444 Intermediate French II
0525-445 Intermediate French III
0525-446 Advanced French I
0525-447 Advanced French II
0525-448 Advanced French III