French Minor Program

Averett University offers proficiency-based modern languages programs in French and Spanish. For the minor in French, students explore the culture, history, and literature of France and French-speaking nations while developing speaking, conversation, and writing skills. This program can be taken as part of a bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages, or in any other major.

Courses in the French Minor

Students taking French as a minor study the following courses:

  • Beginning French I, II
  • Intermediate French I, II
  • Intermediate Spoken French
  • Conversation and Listening
  • Advanced Writing and Grammar
  • Introduction to French and Francophone Literature
  • French Civilization and Culture: Feudal Society through Absolute Monarchy
  • French Civilization and Culture: Revolution through the Fourth Republic
  • French Civilization and Culture: The Fifth Republic

These courses provide the basis for speech and writing proficiency in French, along with an understanding of the society in which the language developed.

Averett now offers intensive summer study in Montreal! Includes morning language classes at the Université du Québec à Montréal with cultural activities or free time in the afternoon. For more information, visit the SAO program site or contact Dr. Catherine Clark.

Study Abroad in French!

For full details of the courses in our minor in French, please see our course catalog. To read admissions requirements for the French program, please click here.

For more information about Averett University and our programs in Virginia, contact us or apply now and get started on your career today!