French B.A.


Degree Requirements as of Fall 2017

Students who declare their French B.A. after May 26, 2017 will follow this program.


 
University Graduation Requirements 41
Preparation for the Major 20
FREN 025A. Intermediate French: Reading C2  
4
FREN 025B. Intermediate French: Writing C2  
4
FREN 025C. Intermediate French: Oral Communication
   
4
*With instructor approval, FREN 25C may be waived for advanced students
(Or equivalent)
Foreign Language Requirement
12 units of a second world language (or equivalent) 12
Requirements of the Major 42-43
FORL 100W. Writing Workshop Z   3
FREN 102B. Francophone Cultures: Through Literature and Cinema V   3
Complete 2-3 courses from:
FREN 101A. Advanced French: Reading and Writing     4
FREN 101B. Advanced French: Written Communication     4
FREN 101C. Advanced French: Oral Communication     4
Complete 1-4 courses from:      
FREN 105. Advanced Grammar: Phonetic Analysis     4
FREN 110. Advanced Grammar: Grammatical Analysis     4
FREN 132. Special Topics in French for Careers     4
FREN 170. Translation and Comparative Stylistics     4
Complete 2-4 course from:      
FREN 120A. French Literature from the Middle Ages to 1600     4
FREN 120B. French Literature of the Seventeenth through the Eighteenth Centuries     4
FREN 140A. French Literature of the Nineteenth Century     4
FREN 140B. French Literature 20th-21st Centuries     4
Major Electives 12
FREN 102A. French Culture          4  
FREN 102C. French Culture          4  
FREN 160. Masters of French Literature          4  
University Electives 16-17   

Total Units: 120

 

University Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the SJSU Policies and Procedures. Please refer to this website for more information: http://www.sjsu.edu/registrar/students/graduation/.

 

Degree Requirements Prior to Fall 2017

Students who declared their French B.A. before May 26, 2017 are following this program. However, coursework that has not yet been completed will follow the unit values listed in the degree requirements above.


 
University Graduation Requirements 41
Preparation for the Major       15-19      
FREN 025A. Intermediate French: Reading C2   3
FREN 025B. Intermediate French: Writing C2   3
FREN 025C. Intermediate French: Oral Communication     3
(Or FREN 25 A/B/C equivalent)
Foreign Language Requirement
One year of a second world language, ancient or modern (or equivalent) 6-10
Requirements of the Major 33
FREN 101A. Advanced French: Reading and Writing     3
FREN 101B. Advanced French: Written Communication     3
FREN 101C. Advanced French: Oral Communication     3
FORL 100W. Writing Workshop Z   3
Complete one course from:
FREN 102A. French Culture     3
FREN 102B. Francophone Cultures: Through Literature and Cinema V   3
FREN 102C. French Culture     3
Complete six courses from:
FREN 105. Advanced Grammar: Phonetic Analysis     3
FREN 110. Advanced Grammar: Grammatical Analysis     3
FREN 120A. French Literature from the Middle Ages to 1600     3
FREN 120B. French Literature of the Seventeenth through the Eighteenth Centuries     3
FREN 132. Special Topics in French for Careers     3
FREN 140A. French Literature of the Nineteenth Century     3
FREN 140B. French Literature 20th-21st Centuries     3
FREN 160. Masters of French Literature     3
FREN 170. Translation and Comparative Stylistics     3
Required Minor 12-21
University Electives 6-19

Total Units: 120

 


 Advising


 For more information or advising, contact: 

desalvo Jean-Luc Desalvo
Ph.D., University of Virginia
French Coordinator
Office Hours: W 2:00 - 4:00PM
Clark Hall 435 
408-924-4620  
jean-luc.desalvo@sjsu.edu

 

 

French B.A. Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  1. Language & Communication. Written Expression. Demonstrate advanced (ACTFL) skills in writing French.
  2. Language & Communication. Reading Comprehension. Demonstrate advanced (ACTFL) skills in reading French.
  3. Language & Communication. Oral Expression. Demonstrate advanced (ACTFL) skills in speaking French.
  4. Language & Communication. Listening Comprehension. Demonstrate advanced (ACTFL) skills in understanding French.
  5. Literacy: Use appropriate terminology in linguistic, cultural, or literary analysis.
  6. Cultural Analysis and Comparison: Analyze and compare a wide variety of texts drawing upon their cultural knowledge of France and the Francophone world.
  7. Literary and Cultural Texts and Traditions: Demonstrate knowledge of major periods, genres, authors, movements of French and Francophone cultural history.
  8. Demonstrate advanced ability to connect with other disciplines and language communities. Demonstrate advanced translation skills.
  9. Technology: Demonstrate information processing competency, use of appropriate technologies and tools for research, analysis, communication, and presentation.