- Complete 5 credits in courses or seminars numbered 004 or above. Three or four of these credits must be completed on the Swarthmore campus. Note that AP, IB credits and FREN 005 will not count toward the minor. FREN 007 can only count once to fulfill the minor credit requirement.
- Complete at least a 6-week program of study in a French-speaking country. See the Study Abroad section.
- Complete Senior Colloquium (FREN 091) in the fall semester of the senior year, which includes the writing of an original, independent research paper of 20 pages on a topic chosen in discussion with the senior colloquium professor.
French and Francophone Studies also offers courses in French literature in translation, but no more than one such course may count to satisfy the requirements in the minor.
To graduate with a minor in French and Francophone Studies, you must have a grade average of C or better within the discipline, have studied in French-speaking country, and have completed FREN 091 , Senior Colloquium.
To be accepted as a course minor, you must have taken French 004 or the equivalent, earning grades no less than a C.