Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2-3 semesters
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Diversify your career prospects with French communication skills and cultural contexts to help you succeed in a global marketplace.
A minor in French can enhance your career opportunities in the U.S. and abroad, as well as expand your personal horizons and strengthen your and critical thinking and communication skills.

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Why Earn a French Minor?

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers coursework leading to a minor in French. This minor can help you meet your foreign language requirement for many undergraduate degrees, as well as learn in-demand skills for the global marketplace.

Our faculty members include native speakers, leaders in national and international organizations and award-winning professors. Students who complete their minor will have advanced-level reading, writing, and communication skills in French.

French Minor Highlights

We work closely with the Study Abroad office to provide multiple opportunities for international work and study. These opportunities allow you to immerse yourself in the language and experience the culture first hand.
We offer a variety of opportunities to practice French and learn more about the cultures, including conversation groups and film series.
Our World Language Learning Center provides 80 computer workstations, more than 30 software programs for self-study and assignments, multi-language audio and video media and presentation equipment.
The Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources that are available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major.
Studying a world language allows you to acquaint yourself with another culture and develop a global perspective. It also can strengthen your analytic and interpretive skills, leading to high scores in math and English courses and on entrance exams.

French Minor Courses You Could Take

Elementary French (3 hrs)
Grammar and phonetics; reading, composition and oral-aural practice.
Intermediate French (3 hrs)
Grammar, composition, oral-aural practice and readings.
Professional French (3 hrs)
French terminology and behavioral patterns related to the workplace in order to communicate in a French professional environment including employment practices and formalities for daily life. Can serve as preparation for students planning to spend a semester/year in a French-speaking country, or for relocating professionals.
Topics in the Francophone World (3 hrs)
Specialized topics may include, through readings and films, a general exploration of the diverse histories, cultures, and societies of the French-speaking world OR a focus on a French-speaking country or region. May be repeated as topics vary for a maximum of six hours.
Image of the Artist in France Throughout the Ages (3 hrs)
Analysis of the development of the image of the artist in France from medieval to modern times.
Business French (3 hrs)
Students become familiar with business terminology in French. They also learn to function in a French business environment, including writing business letters, conducting telephone conversations and business meetings.

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