French Program

Where do people speak French?

  • Andorra
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Laos
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Mali
  • Monaco
  • Morocco
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Togo
  • Vietnam

French Study Abroad Programs

To further enhance our program, language clubs and foreign study opportunities are available as well. Study at Saint Mary's campus in France is strongly encouraged for students considering a minor in French. Learn more about the Saint Mary's College Angers Programs below.

Eiffel Tower in Paris – Saint Mary's Student PhotoMinor in French

  • A minor in French requires 12 semester hours of upper-division course work consisting of the following four courses:
    • MLFR 203 The Culture of the Francophone World: Africa and Asia - 3 hours
    • MLFR 304 The Culture of the Francophone World: North American and the Caribbean - 3 hours
    • MLFR 320 French and the Francophone Cinema - 3 hours
    • MLFR 340 Contemporary France - 3 hours
  • Language clubs and foreign study opportunities are available as well.

Meet the faculty

Tara Smithson

Tara Smithson
visiting assistant professor

Mana Derakhshani

Mana Derakhshani
professor (emerita)

Marianne Hahn

Marianne Hahn
senior lecturer (emerita)

Julie Storme

Julie Storme
professor (emerita)

Renée Kingcaid

Renée Kingcaid
professor (emerita)

Voulez-vous en savoir plus?

Would you like more information? Ask a professor questions about how to apply, what to expect, or even what you can do with a minor in French. We're here and happy to help get you started!

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