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2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

French Minor


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(12 credits) (2.5 GPA)

To receive a French minor, students must complete 12 upper-division credits in French. Students should note that only one credit of FREN 4920  may count toward the French minor. In addition, courses taken for the French minor programs may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, with the exception of FREN 3030 . Students should also note that no more than one upper-division French course taught in English can be applied toward the French minor.

Course Requirements


Language Major Requirements


French Major and Minor Requirements


Minimum Departmental Requirements
Total Credits:

  French Major 33
  French Major, Teaching Emphasis 31 FREN & 31 SCED
  French Minor 12
  French Minor, Teaching Emphasis 15 FREN & 31 SCED
  French Major, Teaching Emphasis without licensure 35
  French Minor, Teaching Emphasis without licensure 19
Grade Point Average to Declare a Major or Minor 2.5 Career GPA
Grade Point Average to Graduate with Major or Minor 2.5 GPA within Major/Minor Classes
Note:

Courses for French Majors and Minors require a minimum of C- or better.

Courses for French Majors and Minors may not be taken on a Pass/ Fail Basis (except for FREN 3030  1).

1 Offered only through USU’s Summer Study Abroad program in France.

French Minor—Teaching Emphasis with Secondary School Licensure (46 credits) (2.5 GPA)


Note:


The following requirements only specify courses offered by the Department of Languages, Philosophy, and Speech Communication. To be licensed to teach in Utah public secondary school system, students with a teaching emphasis must also complete additional courses (approximately 31 credits) required by the Secondary Education Program. For more information, please contact the Secondary Education Program, Education Building 330, or review the supplementary section, entitled Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) Level Outline . Information is also provided on the Web at: http://teal.usu.edu/htm/seced/adstep

Students should note that only one credit of FREN 4920  may count toward the French Minor—Teaching Emphasis. In addition, courses taken for the French minor programs may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, with the exception of FREN 3030 .

I. French and Linguistics Courses (19 credits)


II. Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) Courses (31 credits; 35 credits including courses for teaching emphasis)


For further information, review the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) Level Outline .

Note:


1 This course requires FREN 3600  or instructor’s permission. FREN 3900 , FREN 4900 , and FREN 4920  may be repeated for credit with different content.

2 Students with foreign experience may be advised to enroll in FREN 3060  or FREN 4060 , depending upon results of a placement test and/or instructor’s determination.

3 Students with foreign experience may be advised to enroll in FREN 3090  or FREN 4090 , depending upon results of a placement test and/or instructor’s determination.

4 Only two credits of FREN 4920  may count toward the French Major or French Major— Teaching Emphasis.

5 It is recommended that LING 4100  be taken before FREN 4200 .

6 This course may be repeated one time for credit with different content.

7 Offered only through USU’s Summer Study Abroad program in France.

8 Only one credit of FREN 4920  may count toward the French Minor or French Minor—Teaching Emphasis.

9 Students should take FREN 4200  near the end of their coursework. Please note that FREN 4200  is offered every other year.

10 LING 3300  or LING 4300  and LING 4400  must be taken during the same semester, and should be the last courses taken for the major or minor.

French Major and/or Minor—Teaching Emphasis without Secondary School Licensure (major 35 credits, minor 19 credits) (2.5 GPA)


It is possible to have a teaching emphasis within a major or minor in French without receiving Secondary School teaching licensure. However, unless the student is an elementary education major, he or she would not be able to teach in Utah public schools (nor at many private ones). Graduating without licensure may allow employment at some community colleges and universities.

In order to complete the French Major—Teaching Emphasis without Secondary School Licensure, students must fulfill all of the requirements listed under Section I (French and Linguistics Courses) of the French Major—Teaching Emphasis with Secondary School Licensure (31 credits), plus either LING 3300  1 or LING 4300 1 (1 credit) and LING 4400  1 (3 credits), for a total of 35 credits.

Similarly, to complete a French Minor—Teaching Emphasis without Secondary School Licensure, students must fulfill all of the requirements listed under Section I (French and Linguistics Courses) of the French Minor—Teaching Emphasis with Secondary School Licensure (15 credits), plus either LING 3300  1 or LING 4300 1 (1 credit) and LING 4400  1 (3 credits), for a total of 19 credits.

Note:


1 LING 3300  or LING 4300  and LING 4400  must be taken during the same semester, and should be the last courses taken for the major or minor.

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