Buffalo State

Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

French (B.A.)

BA-AH FRE

Modern and Classical Languages Department

Bachelor of Arts (HEGIS 1102)

Bishop Hall 122 (716) 878-5414

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers a French B.A. program with two program tracks:(1) Francophone Studies, (2) Professional French. These two tracks provide students with the intellectual foundations and the linguistic and cultural proficiency required for a variety of career and academic paths. The Francophone Studies track is recommended for students interested in pursuing a career, such as translation or interpreting, which requires a graduate degree and a more in-depth knowledge of the culture, society , and history of the French-speaking world. The Professional French track is recommended for students withing to use their French skills in the work place immediately upon graduation with the B.A. degree.

Intellectual Foundations Requirements

33–39 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in French

42 cr

Required Courses - Both Tracks (6 cr)

FRE 301

French Conversation and Composition

FRE 302

French Conversation and Composition

Track 1: Francophone Studies

A. Required Courses (24 cr)

FRE 306

French Culture: Prehistory-Renaissance

FRE307

French Culture: Renaissance-Revolution

FRE 308

French Culture: Revolution-Belle Epoque

FRE 309

Literature and Culture of France in the Twentieth Century

FRE 420

Francophone North America

FRE 435

Francophone Africa

FRE 440

Origins of Modern France

FRE 460

Francophone Caribbean

B. Electives Selected by Advisement (12 cr)

FRE 310

Issues in Professional Communication

FRE 321

Issues in Francophone Culture

FRE 389

Topics

FRE 399

Francophone Study Abroad Experience

FRE 450

Moliere and the Sun King

FRE 496

Seminar I

FRE 497

Seminar II

Track 2: Professional French

A. Required French Courses (15 cr)

FRE 203

Workplace French I

FRE 204

Workplace French II

FRE 308

French Culture: Revolution-Belle Epoque

FRE 309

Literature and Culture of France in the Twentieth Century

FRE 310

Issues in Professional Communication

B. Required Concentration Courses (12 cr)
Choice of one of the following concentrations, or 4 courses in a single discipline (by advisement):

Business (choose 4)

BUS 201

Foundations of Leadership

BUS 212

Introduction to Accounting

BUS 324

Business Communication

BUS 334

Business Law I

BUS 360

Principles of Management

BUS 424

International Business Communication

BUS 425

International & Cross-Cultural Training

Hospitality and Tourism
(required)

HTR 110

Translation

HTR 418

Tourism Management

(choose 2)

HTR 100

Multicultural Food

HTR 368

Hotel Operations

HTR 375

Events Management

HTR 390

Strategic Marketing in Hospitality

C. Electives in French Selected by Advisement (9 cr)

FRE 306

French Culture: Prehistory-Renaissance

FRE 307

French Culture: Renaissance-Revolution

FRE 321

Issues in Francophone Culture

FRE 389

Topics

FRE 399

Francophone Study Abroad Experience

FRE 420

Francophone North America

FRE 435

Francophone Africa

FRE 440

Origins of Modern France

FRE 450

Moliere and the Sun King

FRE 460

Francophone Caribbean

FRE 496

Seminar I

FRE 497

Seminar II

All College Electives

45-51 cr

Total Required Credit Hours

120 cr

Academic Road Map for French, B.A.

Student Learning Outcomes for French, B.A.

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Undergraduate Major and Minor Programs

Undergraduate Major Programs at a Glance

Undergraduate Minor Programs at a Glance

Anthropology (B.A.)

Art (B.A.)

Art Education (PK–12, B.F.A.)

Art Education (PK–12, B.S.)

Art Education (PK–12, PTCP)

Art History (B.A.)

Arts and Letters (B.A.)

Biology (B.A.)

Business Administration (B.S.)

Business and Marketing Education (B.S.)

Business and Marketing Education (PTCP)

Career and Technical Education (B.S.)*

Career and Technical Education (PTCP)*

Ceramics (B.F.A.)

Ceramics (B.S.)

Chemistry (B.S.)

Childhood Education (Grades 1–6, B.S.)

Childhood Education and English Extension (Grades 1–6 and English 7-9, B.S.)

Childhood Education and French Extension (Grades 1–6 and French 7-9, B.S.)

Childhood Education and Italian Extension (Grades 1–6 and Italian 7-9, B.S.)

Childhood Education and Mathematics Extension (Grades 1–6 and Mathematics 7-9, B.S.)

Childhood Education and Social Studies Extension (Grades 1–6 Social Studies and 7-9, B.S.)

Childhood Education and Spanish Extension (Grades 1–6 and Spanish 7-9, B.S.)

Communication Programs

Communication Design (B.F.A.)

Communication Studies (B.A.)

Computer Information Systems (B.S.)*

Criminal Justice (B.S.)

Design

Dietitian Education Program (B.S.)

Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.)

Early Childhood and Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 6, Combined Program)

Early Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 2, B.S.)

Earth Sciences (B.S.)

Economics (B.A.)

Economics (B.S.)

Electrical Engineering Technology (Electronics) (B.S.)*

Electrical Engineering Technology (Smart Grid) (B.S.)*

English Programs

English (B.A.)

English Education (7–12, B.S.)

English Education (7–12, PTCP)

Exceptional Education and Childhood Education (B.S.Ed.)

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (B.S.)

Fashion and Textile Technology (B.S.)

Fibers (B.F.A.)

Fibers (B.S.)

Fine Arts

Forensic Chemistry (B.S.)

French Education (7–12, PTCP)

French (B.A.)

Geography (B.A.)

Geology (B.A.)

Health and Wellness (B.S.)

History (B.A.)

Hospitality Administration (B.S.)

Individualized Studies (B.S.)*

Industrial Technology (B.S.)*

Interior Design (B.F.A.)

International Relations (B.A.)

Journalism (B.A.)

Mathematics (B.A.)

Mathematics—Applied (B.S.)

Mathematics Education (7–12, B.S.)

Mathematics Education (7–12, 5–6 Extension, B.S.)

Mathematics Education (7–12, PTCP)

Mathematics Education (7–12, 5 – 6 Extension; PTCP)

Mechanical Engineering Technology (B.S.)*

Media Production (B.A.)

Metals/Jewelry (B.F.A.)

Metals/Jewelry (B.S.)

Music (B.A.)

Music Education (Pre-K–12, B.Mus.)

Painting (B.F.A.)

Philosophy (B.A.)

Photography (B.F.A.)

Physics (B.A.)

Physics (B.S.)

Physics Education (7–12, B.S.)

Physics Education (7–12, 5–6 Extension, B.S.)

Political Science (B.A.)

Printmaking (B.F.A.)

Psychology (B.A.)

Psychology (B.S.)

Public Communication (B.A.)

Sculpture (B.F.A.)

Social Studies Education (7–12, B.S.)

Social Studies Education (7–12, 5–6 Extension, B.S.)

Social Studies Education (7–12, PTCP)

Social Studies Education (7–12, 5–6 Extension, PTCP)

Social Work (B.S.)*

Sociology (B.A.)

Spanish Education (7–12, PTCP)

Spanish (B.A.)

Speech-Language Pathology (B.S.)

Technology Education (B.S.)

Technology Education (PTCP)

Television and Film Arts (B.A.)

Theater (B.A.)

Urban and Regional Planning (B.S.)*

Wood/Furniture (B.F.A.)

Wood/Furniture (B.S.)

Writing (B.A.)

Undergraduate Major and Minor Programs

Course Listings

AAS - African and African American Studies

AED - Art Education

ALT - Arts and Letters

AMT - Applied Mathematics

ANT - Anthropology

ARA - Arabic

ATS - Art Therapy Studies

BIO - Biology

BME - Business and Marketing Education

BSC - University College

BUS - Business

CEL - Community Engaged Learning

CHE - Chemistry

CHI - Chinese

CIS - Computer Information System

COM - Communication

CRJ - Criminal Justice

CRS - International Center for Studies in Creativity

CTE - Career and Technical Education

CWP - College Writing Program

DAN - Dance

DES - Design

DMP - Digital Music Production

ECO - Economics

EDU - Education

ELS - English Language Secondary

ENG - English

ENS - Environmental Science

ENT - Engineering Technology

ESL - English Second Language

EWS - Education Workshops

EXE - Exceptional Education

FAR - Fine Arts

FCS - Family and Consumer Sciences Education

FIN - Finance

FLE - Foreign Language Education

FOR - Forensic Science

FRE - French

FTT - Fashion and Textile Technology

GEG - Geography

GER - German

GES - Geosciences

GRK - Greek

GST - Global Studies

HEW - Health and Wellness

HIS - History

HON - All College Honors Program

HPR - Coaching and Physical Education

HTR - Hospitality and Tourism

HUM - Humanities

IDE - Interior Design

INS - Individualized Studies

ITA - Italian

LAT - Latin

LIB - Library

MAT - Mathematics

MCL - Modern and Classical Languages

MED - Mathematics Education

MST - Museum Studies

MUS - Music

NFS - Dietetics and Nutrition

PAD - Public Administration

PHI - Philosophy

PHY - Physics

PLN - Planning

PSC - Political Science

PSY - Psychology

REL - Religious Studies

SAF - Safety Studies

SCI - Science

SED - Science Education

SLP - Speech Language Pathology

SOC - Sociology

SPA - Spanish

SPC - Speech Communication

SPF - Social Psychological Foundations

SSE - Social Studies Education

SWK - Social Work

TEC - Technology

TED - Technology Education

TFA - Television and Film Arts

THA - Theater Arts

UNC - University College

WGS - Women and Gender Studies

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