French Minor

Gain a competitive edge

Regardless of your major, adding a foreign language minor not only demonstrates your ability to communicate internationally, it opens up career opportunities.  You also will learn about the wonders of French language, history, and culture!


To earn a minor in French, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of 15 credit hours, at least nine of which must be taken at NC State (a maximum of six hours may be transferred from another university)
  • A grade of C- or better in all minor courses
  • Coursework that includes FLF 201 Intermediate French I or FLF 212 French: Language, Culture and Technology as well as FLF 202 Intermediate French II
  • Up to three additional upper-division (300-400 level) courses in French, one of which must be a course in film, literature, culture, or civilization

For more information, visit the Registration and Records French Minor webpage.

Registration and Records French Minor Webpage


To add a French minor start by preparing a departmental Minor Declaration Form and university
Minor Declaration Form and consult with your major adviser to approve the minor. After you’ve received approval, meet with your the French minor advisor to complete the forms and develop a plan of study.


The Minor Application Form for your minor certification should be completed no later than during the registration period for your final semester at NC State. Please meet with Director of Undergraduate Advising Susan Navey-Davis to complete this final certification. Your student transcripts will officially reflect your completed minor.