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Minor in French Area Studies

Student Studying FrenchUndergraduate students at LIU Post who are pursuing a major in another subject area can apply elective courses (18 credits) toward a Minor in French Area Studies. Students completing this area studies minor will be able to communicate in French and gain an awareness and understanding of the influences of that language on business, economics, fine arts, history, literature, and political science that are parts of French heritage and culture.  These minors complement many liberal arts and professional majors whose careers and interests are enhanced by exposure to related cultural elements.

A minor adds value to your degree and a competitive edge in the job market by providing you with additional skills and enhanced knowledge in another field of study.

Contact your academic and career counselor for further requirements and additional information.



Required Courses

The student minoring in French Area Studies must complete the following

Required French Language Courses (3 to 12 credits)*

FRE  1
Elementary French I
3
FRE
 2
Elementary French II
3
FRE  3 Intermediate French I 3
FRE  4 Intermediate French II 3

*Students with demonstrated proficiency in French may be placed in FRE 3 or 4.  These students will need to complete additional French Area electives to satisfy the minor.

Elective French Area Studies Courses (6 to 15 credits)*

FRE  7 Introduction to French Culture
1.5
FRE  11 Introduction to French Literature I 3
FRE  12 Introduction to French Literature II 3
FRE  23 Advanced French Grammar and Composition I 3
FRE  24 Advanced French Grammar and Composition II 3
FRE  25 Advanced French Conversation and Phonetics 3
FRE  26 French Culture and Civilization I 3
FRE  27 French Culture and Civilization II 3
FRE  30 French Literature of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance 3
FRE  32 French Classical Theatre 3
FRE  33 18th-Century French Literature 3
FRE  34 French Poetry of the 19th Century 3
FRE  35 19th-Century French Prose Literature 3
FRE  36 French Poetry of the 20th Century 3
FRE  37 20th-Century French Prose Literature 3
FRE  38 19th-Century French Theatre 3
FRE  39 20th-Century French Theatre 3
FRE/WLT  55
French Literature of the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries 3
FRE/WLT  56 French Literature of the 20th Century 3
FRE  70 Contemporary Culture and Civilization of France 3
FRE  85 Disciplinary Literacy in French 3
FRE  99 Seminar in French Literature: Special Topics 3
ART  70
Modern Art 3
CIN  1
The Art of Film/1900-1930 3
ECO
 41
International Economics 3
GGR  52
Geography of Western Europe 3
HIS 164
History as Film: European Cinema in the 20th Century
3
HIS
304
European History from the French Revolution: Honors Core
3
POL
 27
European Political Theory II
3
POL
 65
Politics of the European Union
3
POL  68 Government and Politics of Western Europe
3
WLT  21
Short Works of French Literature
1.5
WLT
 37 Making of the Superhero
3
WLT  39
Horror in Literature
3