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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French Minor


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The French Program offers an avenue to engage with the expanding and diverse Francophone cultural and linguistic world. The French minor consists of up to 16 units of lower-division and from 12 to 16 units of upper-division coursework. Students must complete the lower-division sequence – or the equivalent – prior to beginning upper-division coursework in French language, literature, and culture. Students may be exempt from lower division courses. Students may challenge elementary and intermediate courses by exam. Students who test out of the lower division courses will be required to take upper division courses to meet the 15 unit minimum.

 

French Minor Requirements (15-23 units)

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Students may be exempt from lower division courses. Students may challenge elementary and intermediate courses by exam. Students who test out of the lower division courses will be required to take a fourth upper division course to meet the 15 unit minimum for the minor.

NOTE: Minor students should take all courses for a letter grade.

Lower Division Exemption or Coursework


All French minor students are required to have an intermediate-level understanding of the French language. Incoming students with prior experience with the French language may have some or all of the lower division courses waived.  Students may also challenge any of the lower division courses by exam.  To determine which lower division coursework to take contact your MLL advisor for exemption procedures and forms.  Students who do not achieve any lower division exemptions must take all of the following coursework:

Elective Coursework


All students must complete a minumum of 15-units for the minor.  Choose at least 1 to 5 elective courses from the following list to complete the minimum required coursework:

Department Courses Listed by Course Type


Modern Languages and Literatures Courses

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

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Courses

Modern Languages and Literatures

Modern Languages and Literatures: American Sign Language

Modern Languages and Literatures: Chinese

Modern Languages and Literatures: French

Modern Languages and Literatures: Japanese

Modern Languages and Literatures: Spanish

Modern Languages and Literatures: Spanish-American Literature and Culture

Modern Languages and Literatures: Spanish Peninsular Literature and Culture

 

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