French, Associate of Arts Degree Major
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Banner Code: 3_AA_FREN
Control Number: 18216
The French major is primarily designed to ensure that students gain a substantial degree of competence in speaking and writing the language (advanced courses are often conducted in French) and to study the culture, literature, and history of the Francophone world. It aims to develop the student’s critical appreciation of French in both literary and cultural contexts.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate appropriate level written and spoken fluency in the language.
- Demonstrate understanding and respect for the cultural and global diversity in the francophone countries.
Associate Degree Requirements
Complete at least 60 units of acceptable college work with a minimum of 12 units completed in residence at Coastline. Earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher from all colleges attended and a 2.0 or higher grade point average at Coastline.
*Students must be in good academic standing (not on probation and/or disqualification) during the semester graduation is petitioned.
Program of Study
Complete the required courses in one of the programs as detailed In the Requirements for the Major section of this catalog. All coursework must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
Complete one of the three General Education options below (visit the General Education page for details):
Option 1 — Coastline General Education: designed for students pursuing an Associate degree and who may or may not be planning to transfer to a four-year university. The degree is transferable to many colleges and universities.
Option 2—CSU GE Breadth: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU system. It may also be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Option 3—IGETC: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU or UC system. It also may be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement
Complete at least 2.5 units from any Global and Multicultural Studies courses. See what courses fulfill the Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement.
Requirements for the Major
|FREN C180||Elementary French 1||5|
|FREN C185||Elementary French 2||5|
|FREN C280||Intermediate French 1||4|
|FREN C285||Intermediate French 2||4|
|Subtotal for Major||18|
|Total Units for Major Preparation||18|
|Degree Option 1, 2, or 3||Varies|
|Electives to satisfy unit requirement||Varies|
|Total Degree Units||60|