Students pursuing a minor in French gain an understanding of the language, literature and cultures of French-speaking peoples and regions.
Students are encouraged to participate in a study abroad program to enhance their education and overall minor experience.
GPA Requirement: None
Incompatible Majors: BA in French
Other Enrollment Requirements: None
Students who wish to add a minor in French to the bachelor's degree program they are pursuing may do so by contacting the School of International Letters and Cultures advising office.
Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and minor.
Minor programs allow students to develop additional competencies that complement the marketable knowledge and skills they acquire in their majors.
A minor in French studies can help students with communication and cultural competency skills as they pursue careers, including in political analysis, sociology and marketing.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
- Growth: 3.9%
- Median Salary*: 80910
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
- Growth: 3.7%
- Median Salary*: 97710
- Growth: 4%
- Median Salary*: 130600
Interpreters and Translators
- Growth: 4.3%
- Median Salary*: 53640
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).