French Department

Minoring in French

The goal of the French minor is to achieve proficiency in the French language and a strong understanding of literary and cultural studies. Students interested in minoring in French should feel free to contact any member of the French department for more information.

Requirements for the Minor (starting Fall 2023)

Four to seven units in French, depending on language proficiency: 

  • If starting with first-year French:
    1. FREN 111 and/or 112
    2. FREN 211 and 212
    3. Three units of 300-level French. A minimum of one of these courses must be taken at Reed.
  • If starting with second-year French
    1. FREN 211 and/or 212
    2. Three units of 300-level French. A minimum of one of these courses must be taken at Reed.
  • If starting beyond second-year French proficiency:
    1. Four units of 300-level French. At least one of these must be advanced French language (FREN 320/321). A minimum of one of these courses must be taken at Reed.