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French Minor

Hone Your Proficiency in Reading, Writing & Speaking French.

The French Minor at UMass Boston immerses you in the language and culture of France. With a focus on communication skills, cultural awareness, and critical thinking, you’ll also gain the tools you need to thrive in an increasingly connected world. The coursework involves evaluating and interpreting different French texts. 

This program is a valuable stepping stone to a number of different career paths. Whether you want to be a French teacher, interpreter, international business professional, or diplomat, this minor program is your gateway to language proficiency and a world of possibilities. 

Expand Your Studies

How to Apply/Declare

Current Undergraduate Students: Declare or change your minor by completing an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form.

Prospective Undergraduate Students: Apply for admission to UMass Boston by completing an application. Start by reviewing the first-year and transfer application pages for important information about requirements, deadlines, and application status checks. Use the links below to apply: 

Apply as a First-Year Student

Apply as a Transfer Student


Required Course (3 Credits)

  • FRENCH 301 - Composition et stylistique 3 Credit(s)

Electives (9 Credits)

Take three French courses above French 301.

Completion Requirements

Complete 12 credits from four courses, including one required course and three electives.


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