About the Program

The Professional French minor provides an introduction to, and practice of, everyday professional activities in the French-speaking workplace, with an emphasis on enhancement of students' oral and written proficiency and listening comprehension in French. The minor also includes an introduction to key differences between U.S. corporate and social culture, and those of selected areas of the French-speaking world.

About the Modern and Classical Languages Department

B234 Buckham Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5414
Fax: (716) 878-6730
https://languages.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (12 credit hours)
FRE 203 WORKPLACE FRENCH I 3
FRE 204 WORKPLACE FRENCH II 3
FRE 310 ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION 3
FRE 321 ISSUES AND THEMES IN THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD 3

Electives (9 credit hours)
Select three from the following: 9
FRE 202 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II
FRE 301 INTRODUCTION TO FRANCOPHONE CULTURE
FRE 302 INTRODUCTION TO FRANCOPHONE MEDIA
FRE 306 FRENCH CULTURE: PREHISTORY TO THE RENAISSANCE
FRE 307 FRENCH CULTURE: RENAISSANCE TO REVOLUTION
FRE 308 FRENCH CULTURE: REVOLUTION TO BELLE EPOQUE
FRE 309 LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF FRANCE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
FRE 389 TOPICS COURSE
FRE 420 LITERATURE AND SOCIETY OF FRANCOPHONE CANADA: 1700 TO THE PRESENT
FRE 435 FRANCOPHONE AFRICAN LITERATURE IN POST-COLONIAL CONTEXT
FRE 440 ORIGINS OF MODERN FRANCE
FRE 455 MOLIERE'S COMEDIES IN SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXT
FRE 460 FRANCO-CARIBBEAN LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
FRE 495 SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
FRE 496 SEMINAR I
FRE 497 SEMINAR II (1-3)
FRE 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-12)
INE 390 STUDY ABROAD (INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION) (1-18)

Total Credit Hours 21