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Major, Minor, Sub-Major

Description:

The French Studies Major develops communicative proficiency in French, providing students with advanced knowledge and skills to live and work in contexts of linguistic and cultural diversity, especially across the many areas of the Francophone world.

Prerequisite(s):

Only French 1A has no prerequisites. The prerequisites for proceeding to 1B, 2B and 3B are respectively 1A, 2A and 3A courses. LANG 1028 French 2B (or equivalent) is the prerequisite for European Languages In-Country.

Assumed Knowledge:

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Courses:

Courses that are in majors, sub-majors and/or minors:
Area and cat no.UnitsLevelReferences
French 1ALANG 10224.51Note(s): 1
French 1BLANG 10234.51Note(s): 1
French 2ALANG 10244.52
French 2BLANG 10254.52
French 3ALANG 30044.53
French 3BLANG 30054.53
Students choose from one of the following:
European Languages In-CountryLANG 303693Note(s): 2,7
Advanced Languages Studies: Translation and ResearchLANG 303493


Rules:

Nil

Notes:

1.

Students who have some knowledge of French but who are unsure of their level of proficiency should contact the French 1A co-ordinator for advice prior to enrolment.

2.

Students of European languages may include a study abroad experience. LANG 3036 European Languages In-Country is studied in France, in a tertiary institution specialising in the teaching of French as a second language. Students intending to complete a study abroad semester need to negotiate the integration of this within their program study plan, consulting with the Program Director.

3.

A major consists of 8 courses (36 units), two courses of which must be Level 1 (Introductory), two courses at Level 2 (Intermediate), two courses at Level 3 (Advanced) and one 9 unit course at Level 3 (Advanced).

4.

A sub-major consists of six courses (27 units), two courses of which must be at Level 1 (Introductory), two courses at Level 2 (Intermediate) and two courses (or one 9 unit course) at Level 3 (Advanced).

5.

A minor consists of four courses (18 units), two courses of which must be at Level 1 (Introductory) and two courses at Level 2 (Intermediate).

6.

Students intending to apply for the Master of Teaching (Secondary) with Languages as a Learning Area must complete a minimum of six courses or equivalent for a Major Learning Area, or four courses or equivalent for a Minor Learning Area. Language courses must be completed in sequence. For students studying European Languages, LANG 3036 European Languages In-Country may be studied as an alternative to Level 3 (Advanced) courses (3A and 3B) in the Major Learning Area. Intending applicants for the Master of Teaching (Secondary) must have both a Major and a Minor Learning Area to qualify for entry. Students should consult with their Program Director for a schedule of recommended courses.

7.

LANG 3036 European Languages In-Country is studied in France or Italy, in a tertiary institution specialising in the teaching of French or Italian as a second language, with airfares, accommodation and other in-country costs borne by the student. Eligible students can apply for scholarships through the coordinator of the course and through the International Office. Students intending to complete a study abroad semester need to negotiate the integration of this within their program study plan, consulting with the program director. LANG 3036 European Languages In-Country is studied as an Intermediate course.

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