Jan 16, 2022  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog

French - Minor

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of World Languages and Cultures

French Minor Requirements (15 credits)

  • Total Credits for French Minor: 15
  • Grade Point Average to Declare French Minor: 2.5 Career GPA
  • Grade Point Average to Graduate with French Minor: 2.5 GPA within minor coursework
  • Credits in Residence: At least half (50 percent) must be earned at USU. Students who have completed bridge courses should contact their advisor as these courses will count toward elective credits and credits in residence.
  • Minimum Grade Requirement: All courses taken for the French minor require a minimum grade of C- or better. Courses for the minor may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, except FREN 3030 .


1 Students with foreign experience may be advised to enroll in FREN 3090  or FREN 4090 , depending upon results of a placement test and/or instructor’s determination. 

2 This course may be repeated one time for credit with different content.     

3 Only one credit of FREN 4920  may count toward the French Minor or French Minor—Teaching Emphasis.

4 Students should take FREN 4200  near the end of their coursework. Please note that FREN 4200  is offered every other year.

5 Students desiring to apply study abroad credits toward these degrees must obtain approval from the World Languages and Cultures office prior to participating.

Related Programs

  • French Minor, Teaching Emphasis: 49 credits (French and STEP)
  • French Minor, Teaching Emphasis without licensure: 19 credits
  • French Major: 33 credits
  • French Major, Teaching Emphasis: 64 credits (French and STEP)
  • French Major, Teaching Emphasis without licensure: 34 credits

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