- Lectures 30
- Quizzes 4
- Duration 20 hours
- Skill level Advanced
- Language French
- Assessments Yes
Learning French prepares you to work in a global community, where French is the official language of more than 30 countries and of many agencies, including NATO, INTERPOL and the United Nations. The language and culture of France also are beneficial to students interested in international business, politics, the medical field and humanitarian organizations. Art, literature and culinary arts also benefit from understanding the rich traditions of French-speaking countries.
- demonstrate linguistic proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing equivalent to ACTFL Advanced Mid; communicate effectively on a wide variety of present, past, and future events; exchange general information on topics outside their fields of interest; and handle a complication or unexpected turn of events.
- evaluate major literary, intellectual or historical trends of the cultures of concentration.
- identify an interdisciplinary or disciplinary understanding of cultural diversity.
- apply appropriate research methods to a senior thesis or a capstone project in the language of specialization.