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Learning Outcomes and Assessments: French BA Program

Learning Outcomes and Assessments: French BA Program

The mission of the French program in the Department of World Languages and Literatures is to provide an intellectual environment and a specialized body of knowledge that are conducive to students’ acquisition of proficiency in the language and in the culture, literature, cinema, and history of the French-speaking world.

1. Reading proficiency in French

Students can understand the ideas and details of substantial authentic literary and non-fiction texts in French.

2. Writing proficiency in French

Students can produce clear and well-structured text in French in culturally appropriate ways, as in letters, essays, and reports.

3. Listening proficiency in French

Students can understand authentic speech in French related to contextualized situations or subject-matter knowledge.

4. Speaking proficiency in French

Students can express themselves in French for academic and professional purposes.

5. Knowledge of French or Francophone literature/culture/history

Students demonstrate a general knowledge of French or Francophone culture through literature, cinema, and history.