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    Academic Learning Compact - French and Francophone Studies

    The major allows you to achieve communicative competence in all four language skills: speaking, comprehension, reading and writing. You will become knowledgeable in French and Francophone culture, literature and/or linguistics, and you will learn how to interpret French-language texts according to their cultural, literary and/or linguistic content.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Satisfactorily complete an assignment in a 4000-level course that includes the written analysis of a text (text and and analysis in French) according to its cultural, literary and/or linguistic content, and an oral presentation and discussion conducted in French.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Demonstrate language competence in French; knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
    2. Define and describe cultural correlates, literary production and/or linguistic structure of French.
    3. Interpret French-language texts according to their cultural, literary and/or linguistic content.
    4. Engage effectively in spoken and written French, including the ability to understand the spoken language, speak with correct grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4
    FRE 3300 I, R I, R I, R I, R
    FRE 3320 I, R I, R I, R I, R
    FRW 3100 or 3101 I, R I, R I, R I, R
    FRW 4932 R, A R, A R, A R, A

    Assessment Types:
    Oral presentation/discussion conducted in French and a final paper in Senior Seminar.

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