Arts and Humanities

Minor in French North American Studies

This interdisciplinary minor focuses on the diversity of French society in North America.  Weaving together geography, history, literature, films, and current events, it involves students in field based experiences and research projects such as trips to historical and cultural sites, projects designed with community organizations and research using oral histories and archeological investigations. Any student who wants to fulfill the minor in global studies should complete the necessary paperwork so the minor appears on their transcript.

Prerequisites:
     HUM 326:  World History and Geography II
     - or -
     HTY 102:  Western Civilization II

Required courses:
     HUM 301:  French North America
     HUM 310:  French Settlement in the Northeast
     HUM 460:  Franco-American Community and Archival Work

Three supporting courses:
Recommended:
     HUM 125:  French Language and Maine Society
     HUM 478:  Community Research and Writing
     HUM 498:  Independent Study