Academic Catalog 2023-2024

International Business Major with a Minor in French

Major Requirements

The requirements for a major in international business with a minor in French are listed in the International Business pages of the catalog. A minor in French may be completed as described above. However, in order to participate in the international business program in France, students must complete the minor by taking the following courses:

Qualified international business majors with sufficient French language skills take courses the second semester of their junior or senior year at the Management Institute of the University of Rennes in France and complete an internship with a French company. The normal French requirements for participation in this semester in France include 30 to 32 credits:

French Courses
FREN 211Intermediate French I4
FREN 212Intermediate French II4
FREN 311Intensive Oral and Written Communication4
FREN 331French Culture and Civilization4
FREN 360French in the Business World4
FREN 255Pre-Study Abroad: France2
FREN 300May Seminar 14
FREN 490Practicum 14
Total Hours30

The department may waive FREN 300 May Seminar and/or FREN 490 Practicum requirements for those students who are satisfactorily proficient in French language and culture as a result of an extended stay in a French-speaking country.

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.