2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

French Minor

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Program Description:

A minor in a foreign language greatly enhances a student’s career prospects. The French minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours selected from courses at the 2000 level or above. Students are encouraged to participate in an Ambassador Program abroad to a French-speaking country.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to understand, speak, read and write French at an “Intermediate Mid” level as defined by the proficiency criteria of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
  •     Understand and respect cultural differences leading to effective interaction within a French-speaking society and in any culturally complex situation.
  •     Build a foundation in one or more of the following areas: geography, history and literary tradition of the French-speaking world.
  •     Understand the impact France and French culture and language have had and continue to have on other cultures.
  •     Develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

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Program Requirements:

Only courses with a grade of P (Pass/No Credit courses), or a grade of C or better (ABCDF courses) may be applied to the minor.

Departmental Requirements

Four Courses from: 12 Hours

Total: 18 Hours

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