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Bachelor of Arts Major in French

Bachelor of Arts Major in French

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
French The curriculum in French includes beginning multi-media based language classes, intermediate courses that focus on culture and language, advanced language and composition courses, surveys of literature and civilization, theme-based advanced courses that cover French and Francophone literature and cinema, and other cross-listed courses such as the History of French Cinema. All courses are in French unless otherwise specified. The BA in French has two concentration: the Language and Literature Concentration which requires completion of six French courses above the intermediate level which provides background in French civilization, French and Francophone literature and/or film; and the French Studies Concentration which requires five French courses beyond the intermediate level plus three approved related courses in complementary fields. Approved equivalents of major requirements are acceptable, but at least three (3) advanced courses must be completed in the French section of the Department of Modern Language and Literature. One of these must be completed upon return from study abroad. A student may take no more than one online advanced course to complete the major. Bachelor of Arts Major in French Concentration in French Studies Students must complete a minimum of 124 units with a Pacific cumulative and major/program grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in French and a concentration in French studies. Bachelor of Arts Major in French Concentration in French Studies Students must complete a minimum of 124 units with a Pacific cumulative and major/program grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn the bachelor of arts degree with a major in French and a concentration in French studies. Oral Communication 1. Produce and give descriptive, narrative and/or analytical presentations with all basic structures and tenses in target language. 2. Orally express complex ideas and analyses in target language. 3. Evaluate, analyze, and report on complex texts. Written Communication 1. Produce a descriptive, narrative and critical essay with all basic structures and tenses in target language. 2. Express complex ideas and analyses in target language. 3. Evaluate, analyze, and integrate academic articles into arguments. Reading 1. Read and understand target language fiction and non-fiction texts. 2. Classify, summarize, infer, compare, explain, and critique readings. Culture/Civilization 1. Identify and differentiate major periods of artistic and cultural production. 2. Analyze and synthesize characteristics of literary and cultural texts. 3. Identify, distinguish, and interpret cultural differences, cross-cultural and ethical issues. Integrated Skills 1. Explain, illustrate, and evaluate critical elements of target language texts in class discussions. 2. Conceive of ideas and opinions and discuss them with others.

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