To be accepted for graduate work in French toward the doctoral minor, a student should have had the equivalent of not less than four semesters of college French, and be capable of taking courses at the 300 level.

Interested students should consult with the graduate coordinator (Shawn Ramer, and have the minor plan approved by the director of graduate studies. 

A student must take a minimum of  9 credits in advanced (300 level and above) French literature, culture, language, and film, taught in French, including at least 3 credits at the 500 level or above. Neither FRENCH 391 French for Reading Knowledge nor any other course taught in English may be counted toward the doctoral minor in French. 

Transfer of Credits

Students may be given credit for graduate or advanced undergraduate (300 level or above) courses in French literature taken at other universities, to be determined by the French Instructional Committee. No more than 3 such credits may be transferred.

French Faculty and Academic Staff

Professors Bousquet, Debaisieux, Dima, Goodkin, Langer, Miernowski, Tochon, Vatan, Vila
Associate Professors Armstrong, El Nossery, Willis Allen
Assistant Professor Gipson
Faculty Associates Deitz, Theobald
Senior Lecturer Miernowska