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FREN 457. Senior Project (BA)

Credits: 2
Department: French
Description: Research-based thesis on selected topics in French literature, linguistics, or culture under the guidance of instructor. Capstone course in transition to graduate studies or career. Taken during last academic year of undergraduate studies.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, describe and analyze (a) cultural, social or literary issue/s pertaining to the culture in French-speaking countries in a research paper that demonstrates at least Intermediate-High level of written proficiency according to the ACTFL scale.
2. Interpret and summarize information and develop perspectives through the use of authentic literature and materials from France and Francophone countries.
3. Formulate a thesis pertaining to (a) cultural, social issue/s or topics in French-speaking countries and compare and contrast various perspectives of the issue or topic.
4. Evaluate and interpret information pertaining to (a) cultural, social issue/s in the French-speaking world.
5. Evaluate their own language with regard to grammar, stylistics and pragmatics, and accurately communicate the interrelationships of language and culture and understand that cultural knowledge and understanding are interdisciplinary.

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