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French is considered a strategic language for global communications in matters of security, health, business and cultural exchange. A minor in French and Francophone studies will enhance language skills and cultural competency and will complement majors from the humanities to the sciences, engineering, business and the fine arts.

Learn more about the FLL – French & Francophone Studies Specialization.
Learn more about French Studies.
Learn more about placement for lower-division courses (Beginning and Intermediate level)

arc-de-triomphe FFS Minor Alessandra Rosales talks about her experience with UF in Paris!

Minor Requirements

Credits: 17, completed with minimum grades of C, no S/U.

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.  Study abroad is encouraged.  A minimum of nine credits must be completed at UF.

Required Courses

Courses Credits      
FRE 2221 Intermediate French 2 4
FRE 3300 Grammar and Composition 3
FRE 3320 Composition and Stylistics 3
3000/4000 FRE, FRW, or FRT course (electives)



Undergraduate Advisor in French and Francophone Studies: Brigitte Weltman-Aron,

Graduate Teaching Assistants: French and Francophone Studies

Juliette M. Burger:

French/Francophone linguistics – second language acquisition
Dauer 3C

Barbara C. Fleming:

French/Francophone literature
Pugh 309

Jennifer K. Kramer:

French / Francophone literature
Pugh 309

Espoir Ex. Ndandou:

Pugh 309

Todd Peters:

French/Francophone literature – resistance literature
Pugh 309

Prisca Piccirilli:

French/Francophone linguistics – language in contact
Dauer 3C

Kelly Wiechman:

French/Franchophone linguistics -language in contact
Dauer 3C