Is French Right for You?
You will benefit from majoring (or minoring) in the French program of Loyola Marymount University if you
- Plan to become a doctor, lawyer, business person, college professor, or journalist
- Would like to work or volunteer in a French speaking community abroad
- Learned French at home and want to develop your skills professionally and academically
- Are interested in the culture of French speaking populations abroad
Student Learning Outcomes will be assessed through a Senior Capstone Project, which consists of a portfolio during the last semester of the senior year. The portfolio is a collection of multiple samples usually compiled over time accompanied by a personal reflection essay, which would show that the student has met the objectives of the French program.
Majors in French will know:
- The variety and nature of linguistic practices of French-speaking populations
- The variety and nature of cultural texts of French-speaking populations
- The variety and nature of cultural perspectives in the Francophone world at large
- The representative literary works and cultural texts of Francophone cultures and civilizations, and other diasporic French-speaking populations
- The principal aspects of cultural expressions such as literature, art, social practices, gender, and media of the Francophone world at large
- Theoretical terminology and concepts essential to analyze literary and cultural products.
Majors in French will be able to:
- Understand spoken French at the appropriate level
- Speak French at the appropriate level
- Read French at the appropriate level
- Write French at the appropriate level
- Use acquired theoretical and critical skills to textual analysis and scholarly research
- Demonstrate an informed knowledge of literary works developed by French-speaking populations
- Demonstrate an informed knowledge of cultural works developed by French-speaking populations
- Demonstrate an informed knowledge of linguistic varieties developed by French-speaking populations.
Majors in French will demonstrate an appreciation for:
- The evolution and variety of perspectives in French-speaking cultures
- The mission of our University
- Transcultural similarities and differences.
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- History of Ideas
- Stylistics and Translation
- Writing Workshop in French
- Comparative Cultures
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application and LMU Supplement
- International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
- Provide Proof of English Proficiency
- Submit Transcripts
- Submit a letter of recommendation with your application
International52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
National52553 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 52553 USD per year during 48 months.
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