French and Francophone Studies Minor
Program Director: Étienne Achille, Ph.D.
Office Location: 343 Saint Augustine Center
The French and Francophone Studies Program (FFS) of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures offers a major and a minor. FFS emphasizes language skills and offer interdisciplinary studies in the faculty’s area of specialization: French literature and civilization; the evolution of Western thought in France; the cultures and literatures of the Francophone world; and stylistics and translation. The influence of French language and literature crosses centuries as well as geographic boundaries. Francophone studies is a dynamic and rapidly expanding field, focusing on the literatures, politics, history, cultures, language, identities and related studies of French-Speaking countries. Villanova’s interdisciplinary FFS have been designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in the history, politics, cultural production, sociolinguistics, post-colonial experiences, and development of Francophone Countries.
MINOR (15 credits)
A minor is open to all students and requires 5 courses above intermediate level (FFS 1122).
No course in English may count for the minor.
Required Minor Courses: