Marymount Manhattan

French and Francophone Studies

The College is no longer admitting students to this minor. Please see our Majors & Minors listing to view available programs.


The French & Franchophone Studies minor invites students to master the French language while recognizing its historical and contemporary importance across the globe.

Students study the histories, literatures, and cultures of some of the many countries across Europe, Africa, and the Americas in which French is designated as the official or co-official language.  Courses include Explication de Textes, French and Franchophone Cinema, Reading Contemporary Africa, and Caribbean Franchophone Literature.

Requirements for a minor in french and francophone studies:

For students with no previous French:  
FREN 101 Elementary French I
3
FREN 102 Elementary French II 3
FREN 201 Intermediate French I 3
FREN 202 Intermediate French II 3
FREN 309 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
FREN Elective 3
For students with the equivalent of FREN 101-102:  
FREN 201 Intermediate French I 3
FREN 202 Intermediate French II 3
FREN 310 French Conversation or FREN 303 Explication de Textes 3
FREN 309 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
FREN Electives 6
For students with the equivalent of FREN 201-202:  
FREN 303 Explication de Textes 3
FREN 301 French Translation or FREN 305 French Phonetics and Conversation    3
FREN 309 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
FREN 310 French Conversation 3
FREN Electives 6
Total Credits 18

Faces of MMC

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    Class of 2012, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Ginger Kimler

    Class of 2007, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Cameron Kelsall

    Class of 2010, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Annabelle Royer

    Class of 2013, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Louise Mattarelliano

    Class of 2008, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Brianna Stimpson

    Class of 2012, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Julia Paglieri

    Class of 2009, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Danielle Chin

    Class of 2013

  • Mariely Moronta

    Class of 2010, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Ashley Quinn

    Class of 2007, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Meghan Quinlan

    Class of 2011, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Cameron Cain

    Class of 2013, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Katie Coyle

    Class of 2008, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Jennifer Saavedra

    Class of 2006, Major in English and World Literatures

  • Ruth Calhoun

    Class of 2005, Major in English and World Literatures