College of Arts & Sciences
Department and Program Learning Objectives

Majors in French and Francophone Studies will be able to:

Speak, read, write, and understand French at an "Advanced-Low" level as defined by the proficiency criteria of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). (1,7,9)

Demonstrate familiarity with the major French-Francophone writers from the Middle Ages through the Twenty-First century, and with major trends in French-Francophone literatures and cultures. (1,3,6,9)

Demonstrate cultural competency in French-Francophone civilizations, including familiarity with attitudes, lifestyles, conceptions of society, social and political structures from historical, anthropological, and symbolic perspectives. (1,2,3,4,5,6,9)

Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication through the production of persuasive texts and presentations supported by structured arguments using appropriate forms of textual, cultural and visual analysis and evidence. Such texts and oral presentations will respect disciplinary norms for evidence and citation. (1,6,7,8,9)

Demonstrate research competency in French-Francophone literature and culture, including familiarity with major journals, critical approaches, academic research and methodology, current news from the target countries, bibliographical and other sources related to coursework, contemporary cultural sources, and interactive communicative sites. (1,2,6,8,9)

Demonstrate the ability to synthesize learning from within and outside French and Francophone studies in order to develop a global view of the discipline and how the knowledge and skills it promotes can be applied beyond Bucknell. (2,3,4,5,7,9)

Minors in French and Francophone Studies will be able to:

Speak, read and write French at an "Intermediate-High" level as defined by the proficiency criteria of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). (2,3,4,7,8,9)


* Numbers in parentheses reflect related Educational Goals.

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