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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

French Studies Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact
Christine Garst-Santos, Interim Department Head
Department of Modern Languages and Global Studies
Wagner Hall 121
605-688-5102
E-mail: christine.garst-santos@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/modern-languages-global-studies
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Program Information
The French Studies minor at SDSU consists of language, culture, literature and professional courses to prepare students for careers in which they will use French as a language for communication. The minor offers flexibility and can easily be added to any major.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of the French Studies minor students should be able to:

  • Speak, read and write French at the intermediate-high or advanced level
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the cultures and communication cultures of the Francophone world
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the French civilizations and its cultural products, such as literature, art, government, etc.

Academic Requirements
There are no application requirements to enroll in the French Studies minor. However, students with previous knowledge of the language must take the placement test and register for an appropriate course. Additionally, all the courses for the major must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.

Course Delivery Format
Most courses in the French Studies minor are offered face-to-face on campus. Some upper-division courses are offered as part of the French cooperative program with NSU and USD and they use different types of distance delivery, including simultaneous television (DDN) and online delivery.

Requirements for French Studies Minor: 18 Credits


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