Requirements

B.A. IN FRENCH

Requirements:
  • French and Francophone Studies Track - 70 units
  • Teacher Track - 70 units
  • Business Track - 70 units Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in French:

Core requirements (24 units)

  1. Proficiency in French equal to that of French 201 or equivalent.
  2. FREN 202. Culture and Communication III (4)
  3. FREN 295. Intermediate Assessment (2)
  4. FREN 303. Contemporary Spoken French (4)
  5. FREN 307. Phonetics (4)
  6. FREN 350. Advanced French Composition (4)
  7. FREN 450. Advanced Grammar Review (4)
  8. FREN 496. Senior Assessment (2)
  9. One of the following tracks:

French and Francophone Studies Track (46 units)

  1. Forty-six units chosen from:
    • FREN 250. Reading and Interpretation (4)
    • FREN 270. Introduction to French Culture (2-4) for a total of (4)
    • FREN 275. Introduction to French Business Culture (4)
    • FREN 310. Approaches to Literature (4)
    • FREN 321. French for Translation I (4)
    • FREN 322. French for Translation II (4)
    • FREN 323. Commercial Translation (4)
    • FREN 324. Technical Translation (4)
    • FREN 336. Francophone Women Writers (4)
    • FREN 360. Contemporary French Fiction (4)
    • FREN 370. Francophone Film and Culture (4)
    • FREN 381. French Civilization I (4)
    • FREN 382. French Civilization II (4)
    • FREN 399. Community Service Project (1-2)
    • FREN 407. Comparative Linguistics: French/English (4)
    • FREN 408. Introduction to French Advertising (4)
    • FREN 409. Business French (4)
    • FREN 410. Business French Case Studies (4)
    • FREN 411. Studies in the Novel (4)
    • FREN 412. Studies in Theater (4)
    • FREN 413. Studies in Poetry (4)
    • FREN 420. Special Topics in French Literature (4)
    • FREN 460. Contemporary France (4)
    • FREN 461. Contemporary Issues in the Francophone World (4)
    • FREN 470. Special Topics in Francophone Cultures (2-4)
    • FREN 471. Culture and Identity (4)
    • FREN 514. Seminar in French Language, Literature or Civilization (4)
    • FREN 575. Internship (1-4)

Teacher Track (46 units)

  1. FLAN 312. Pedagogies for Foreign Language Teaching (4)
  2. FLAN 350. Language Acquisition and Early Field Experience for Future Teachers (4)
  3. FREN 407. Comparative Linguistics: French/English (4)
  4. FREN 500. Advanced Performance Assessment (2)
  5. Thirty-two units chosen from:
    • FREN 250. Reading and Interpretation (4)
    • FREN 270. Introduction to French Culture (2-4) for a total of (4)
    • FREN 310. Approaches to Literature (4)
    • FREN 321. French for Translation I (4)
    • FREN 322. French for Translation II (4)
    • FREN 336. Francophone Women Writers (4)
    • FREN 360. Contemporary French Fiction (4)
    • FREN 370. Francophone Film and Culture (4)
    • FREN 381. French Civilization I (4)
    • FREN 382. French Civilization II (4)
    • FREN 399. Community Service Project (1-2)
    • FREN 408. Introduction to French Advertising (4)
    • FREN 411. Studies in the Novel (4)
    • FREN 412. Studies in Theater (4)
    • FREN 413. Studies in Poetry (4)
    • FREN 420. Special Topics in French Literature (4)
    • FREN 460. Contemporary France (4)
    • FREN 461. Contemporary Issues in the Francophone World (4)
    • FREN 470. Special Topics in Francophone Cultures (2-4)
    • FREN 471. Culture and Identity (4)
    • FREN 514. Seminar in French Language, Literature or Civilization (4)
    • FREN 575. Internship (1-4)

Business Track (46 units)

  1. FREN 321. French for Translation I (4)
  2. FREN 322. French for Translation II (4)
  3. FREN 409. Business French (4)
  4. FREN 410. Business French Case Studies (4)
  5. Fourteen units chosen from:
    • FREN 270. Introduction to French Culture (2-4) for a total of (4)
    • FREN 275. Introduction to French Business Culture (4)
    • FREN 323. Commercial Translation (4)
    • FREN 324. Technical Translation (2)
    • FREN 381. French Civilization I (4)
    • FREN 382. French Civilization II (4)
    • FREN 399. Community Service Project (1-2)
    • FREN 408. Introduction to French Advertising (4)
    • FREN 460. Contemporary France (4)
    • FREN 461. Contemporary Issues in the Francophone World (4)
    • FREN 471. Culture and Identity (4)
    • FREN 575. Internship (1-4)
    • FIN 590. Seminar in Finance (4) when the topic is French Stock Market
  6. ACCT 211. Introductory Accounting I (4)
  7. IST 101. Introduction to Information Technology (4)
  8. MGMT 302. Management and Organizational Behavior (4)
  9. MKTG 305. Marketing Principles (4)

Students may complete no more than 32 units of the required coursework for the B.A. in French through courses taught at other institutions or through International Programs. FREN 295, 496 and 500 may only be completed at CSUSB.

The B.A. in French, Teacher Track requires that students complete at least 36 units of upper-division coursework in courses taught in French.

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