Indiana University Bloomington
Department of French and Italian

The French Minor

Students must complete 15 credit hours of course work taught in French past the third semester, including:

  • 3 credit hours of F250, or 4 credit hours of F265
  • F300 (Must be taken on the Bloomington campus)
  • 9 additional credit hours of 300-400 level courses including:
    • one course from the following: F305, F306, F361, F362, F363, F375
    • one course from the following: F313, F315, F316
  • Two courses at the 300-400 level must be taken on the Bloomington campus, and one of these two courses must be F300. If F250 is satisfied through a placement exam and validation course then the student must take three courses at the 300-400 level on the Bloomington campus (one of which must be F300)
  • A grade of C- or better must be earned in a course for it to count towards the minor credit requirements

Declaring a French Minor

Students wishing to declare a minor in French are required to meet with the Director of Undergraduate Studies in French, Professor Barbara Vance.

Prof. Barbara Vance

Professor Barbara Vance

Director of Undergraduate Studies in French

bvance@indiana.edu | (812) 855-2702 | Ballantine Hall 617
Contact Prof. Vance for advice on French courses and information about transfer credits. Call 855-1952 or stop by BH 642 to make an appointment.

Mary Nuznov

Mary Nuznov

College of Arts and Sciences Advisor

mnuznov@indiana.edu | (812) 855-6270 | Memorial Hall M25
Schedule an appointment online through starnet.indiana.edu. Log in, choose Schedule an Appointment, and select "mnuznov" from the drop-down list of advisors.