Indiana University Bloomington
Department of French and Italian

The French Minor

Students must complete 15 credit hours 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 our French advisor, Professor Barbara Vance.

Prof. Barbara Vance Professor Barbara Vance
Director of Undergraduate Studies, French; Professor of 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.