Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Minor in French

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

Minor in French

French Minor Course Requirements

  • Intensive Review of French Grammar. Satisfied by: FREN 300
  • Introduction to French Literature. Satisfied by: FREN 326
  • French Minor Required Electives. 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.

Minor in Italian

Italian Minor Course Requirements

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

*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 advisor.

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of junior/senior (300+) KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 18 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

Contact Info

Department of French and Italian

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2103
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4056
785-864-5179
frenital@ku.edu
http://www.frenchitalian.ku.edu/
Caroline Jewers, Chair
785-864-9062
Kimberly Swanson (French) / Marina DeFazio (Italian), Placement Advisors
785-864-9066 / 785-864-9064
kswanson@kuedu / defazio@ku.edu

Department of French and Italian

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2103
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-9062
785-864-5179
frenital@ku.edu
http://www.frenchitalian.ku.edu/
John T. Booker, Allan Pasco, Van Kelly, Undergraduate Advisors, French
785-864-4056
Jan Kozma, Crystal Hall, Undergraduate Advisors, Italian
785-864-4056

Department of French and Italian

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2068
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4056
785-864-5179
frenital@ku.edu
http://www.frenchitalian.ku.edu/
Bruce Hayes, Graduate Advisor
785-864-9028
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