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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French Studies, BA

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The French Studies major cultivates skills in research, analysis and cross-cultural communication that are essential to a lifetime of intellectual engagement and a wide variety of careers. 

Learning Outcomes for the Major in French Studies

  • DEMONSTRATE career-ready proficiency in all language modalities (speaking, writing, listening, reading) for a variety of purposes and a range of content and context

  • DEMONSTRATE knowledge of literary texts and traditions across time, including major literary and intellectual movements, genres, writers and works, and ability to discuss and analyze literary texts from a variety of media

  • DEMONSTRATE knowledge of several French-speaking cultures across time and geography, and ability to articulate an understanding of global perspectives, practices and products of those cultures

  • ARTICULATE a critical analysis of artifacts and phenomena within the above-mentioned areas of content and cultural knowledge

Split Major with French

Split majors between French and other disciplines are available by arrangement. A split major with French requires the same courses as a French minor plus 8 units of upper division electives in French. For more information please contact the Chair of World Languages and Cultures.

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