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FREN 045/045W: French Civilization

Sullivan Karen, Van Belle Greet and Attar Karina

(Submission #150)

Course Description

F45/45W French Civilization. This course satisfies the Cultures and Values (CV) and European Traditions (ET) areas of the PLAS requirement. Students will examine original source materials in order to understand the origins and evolution of French cultural values and practices. They will examine and discuss French cultural products and practices from a variety of areas, including journalism, the arts, education, legislation, religion, food, business, politics, and sports. Among topics to be considered are: the role of minorities and marginalized groups, the evolution of France’s relationship with its former colonies through La Francophonie, and the intersection of French culture with European and world cultures. At the end of the course, students will be able to identify, describe, and analyze relationships between French values, institutions, and cultural production. This is a variable content course and may focus on specific topics or historical periods. French 45 (French Civilization) may be taught as a Writing Intensive (W) course


Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Culture and Values (CV)
Context of Experience: European Traditions (ET)
Extended Requirement: Not Applicable

Additional Course information

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: English 110
Existing Course: Existing
Existing Course Number: F45W
Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Fall
Other (if specified): 
Number of Sections: 1-2
Number of Seats: 25


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