Sep 21, 2023
UNLV students find that a specialty in French language and culture hones their language skills and prepares them for careers in business, the hotel industry, education, international studies, and science and technology.
Please see the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Department of World Languages and Cultures web page at http://www.unlv.edu/wlc for information about department programs, faculty and facilities. Degree worksheets are available at Minor in French Studies | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (unlv.edu).
Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Wilson Advising Center https://www.unlv.edu/liberalarts/wac.
Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org
- Students will be able to engage in conversation, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
- Students will be able to understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
- Students will be able to present information, concepts and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.
- Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures studied.
- Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products (artifacts) and perspectives of the cultures studied.
- Students will be able to reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language.
- Students will be able to acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures.
- Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own.
- Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.
- Students will be able to use the language both within and beyond the school setting.
- Students will be able to show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.
Courses Include - Total Credits: 18
and 12 additional FREN credits at the upper-division (300–400) level, six of which must be in composition and conversation. Students earning minors must take at least one literature course.