French Major and Minor Information

(as listed in the UNCW Academic Catalogue)

All French majors and minors should contact Gina Kelley kelleyg@uncw.edu regarding an academic advisor.

Applied Learning Requirement:

To satisfy the applied-learning requirement for foreign language, a student must complete 6 credit hours of study abroad (at the intermediate level or above) or 3 credit hours of internship, directed individual study, practicum, honors, or service learning.

Oral Communication Requirement:

To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in French a student must successfully complete FRH 301.

Requirements for a Major in French for the B.A. Degree:

Including FRH 201-FRH 202 or the equivalent and thirty hours at the 300-400 level of which at least 6 hours must be at the 400 level. FRH 294, FRH 394, and FRH 494 may be repeated under different subtitles. Only 3 of the hours at the 400 level may be obtained by means of a FRH 491 or FRH 498.

Total: 36 hours

Additional Information:

A grade of “C-” or better is required in each course counted toward the major and a grade point average of 2.000 or better for all courses counted towards the major. Also required is a passing score on the departmental French oral proficiency exam.


Requirements for a Major in French for the B.A. Degree with Teacher Licensure:


(as listed in the UNCW Academic Catalogue)

Including FRH 201-FRH 202 or the equivalent and 30 hours at the 300-400 level and Teacher Licensure Program Requirements.

Students seeking licensure in French (K-12) must complete:

  • FRH 301 - Conversation
  • FRH 302 - Grammar and Composition I
  • FRH 303 - Grammar and Composition II
  • FRH 306 - Reading Strategies
  • FRH 308 - French Linguistics
  • FRH 311 - French Civilization
  • FRH 321 - Survey of French Literature I
  • FRH 322 - Survey of French Literature II
  • at least 6 credit hours at the 400 level, only 3 of which may be obtained by means of FRH 491 or FRH 498.

Total: 36 hours

Additional Information:

A grade of “C-” or better is required in each course counted toward the major and a “C” (2.00) average or better for all courses counted toward the major. Recommended: HST 101 and HST 102. Students must also satisfy the professional education requirements listed under the Watson College of Education.

For information on the Teacher Education Program admissions criteria and the courses required for licensure in North Carolina, see the –Watson College of Education section of this catalogue. Students planning to pursue licensure should apply to the Watson College of Education as soon as admissions requirements are met (typically in the sophomore year) and plan their programs in regular consultation with their advisors. Teacher licensure requirements are established at the state level and may be changed by the state at any time.


French Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:

SLO 1: Demonstrate an oral proficiency in French: listen and comprehend French.

SLO 2: Demonstrate Oral proficiency in French: listen and speak effectively.

SLO 3: Read and comprehend various genres of French writing: personal and business correspondence. newspaper article, film review, and literary text.

SLO 4: Write well in French: correspondence, summaries, narratives, descriptions, and analytical essays.

SLO 5: Demonstrate cultural competency related to French and/or francophone cultures.


 

Requirements for a Minor in French:


(as listed in the UNCW Academic Catalogue)

Completion of a minimum of 18 semester hours at the 200 level and above, excluding FRH 209. Of these, at least 9 hours must be at the 300 level or higher. A grade of “C-” or better is required in each course counted toward the minor and a “C” (2.00) average or better for all courses counted towards the minor.

 


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