French Minor

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2019-2020, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on April 1, 2019. Access the catalog of record at

The French Minor

Two options are available. The recommended upper-division courses for both are FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303, and FREN 310.

  1. 18 units: at least nine of the 18 units must be in upper-division courses.
  2. 12 upper-division units. Prerequisites: Fourth-semester competency in French and approval by the department chair.

A minimum of six upper-division units must be taken on the USD campus. The experience of living and studying in a Francophone country is most highly recommended.