French, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 18

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N445

  • The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
  • No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. 

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the French program in the Modern Languages Department.

Required Courses

Students must successfully complete at least 18 hours of courses acceptable for major credit in French, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level. Note that introductory courses (FR 1115 and FR 1225) are not counted toward this total.

FR 2113Intermediate French3
FR 2223Intermediate French (Continued)3
Choose one of the following:3
French Conversation and Literature
Health, Medicine, and the Environment in French Culture
FR 3423Advanced French Composition3
Choose 6 hours of French courses at the 3000- or 4000-level6
Total Credit Hours18
  • Minors in the Dodge College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.