French

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French

Overview

The UW-Platteville Department of Humanities offers
a minor in French for students interested in combining
a minor in a foreign language with other areas of study
for the purpose of enhancing communication skills and
career opportunities. Likewise, apart from the
intellectual development that results from the study
of the French language and francophone culture,
students may also find professional employment in
many different areas, including international
business, marketing, civil service, and teaching.

French Minor (24 credits)

The minor requires a total of 24 credits with a minimum
of eight credits selected from courses numbered 3000
or higher. Students who minor in French must have a
grade point average of no lower than a 2.50 in the French
courses they take.

French Education Minor (28 credits)

The minor requires a total of 28 credits with a minimum
of 12 credits selected from courses numbered 3000 or
higher. TEACHING 4060 Teaching World Languages: Theory
and Practice is an additional requirement of the School
of Education (credits do not count toward minor).
Likewise, students interested in teaching may satisfy
the language immersion requirement by enrolling in
FRENCH 3000 Foreign Language Travel Abroad Seminar
for at least two credits. See the French instructor for
details. French minors must have a G.P.A. of no lower
than a 2.75 in French courses. Required: Non-teaching
minors 8 cr of 3000 and above Teaching minors 12 cr
of 3000 and above

Courses:

FRENCH 1040 Elementary French (or equivalent) 4 cr
FRENCH 1140 Elementary French (or equivalent) 4 cr
FRENCH 2040 Intermediate French (or equivalent) 4 cr
FRENCH 2140 Intermediate French (or equivalent) 4 cr
FRENCH 3000 Foreign Language Travel Abroad Seminar
(Teaching minors may take at least two credits for purpose of
immersion)  1-4 cr
FRENCH 3220 Advanced French Grammar and Composition 2 cr
FRENCH 3240 Advanced French Conversation 2 cr
FRENCH 3310 Contemporary France and the Francophone World 3cr
FRENCH 3530 Topics in French Literature and Culture 1-3 cr
FRENCH 3720 Professional French 3 cr
FRENCH 4050 Supervised Independent Study 1-4 cr
 

Required School of Education Course:

TEACHING 4060 Teaching World Languages: Theory and Practice 3 cr
(credit does not count toward minor)

Course Checklist

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