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Human Behaviors, Cultures, Languages, and Literatures



  • Oxford
  • Minor
  • On Campus

The French minor provides advanced communication skills and a deeper knowledge of French and Francophone cultures and literature and is designed to expand and complement your area of interest and help you succeed in a competitive global job marketplace. Students learn about diverse perspectives and develop skills in creative and critical thinking.

Contact Info

Mark McKinney, Ph.D.

Professor of French

Department of French, Italian, and Classical Studies

204 Irvin Hall,
400 E. Spring St., Oxford, OH 45056


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To earn this minor, students complete 18 semester hours (6 courses) at the 200 level or above and maintain a 2.5 GPA. For those interested in study abroad, we offer the opportunity to earn up to 9 of these hours in our faculty-led summer study workshop in Dijon, France, which also fulfills the Miami Plan global perspectives requirement. We actively support our students with career planning. Students planning to take this minor should consult with the minor advisor, Audrey Wasser.