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Middlebury College

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
57880 USD/year
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About

The French program at Middlebury College offers a wide range of courses in French and francophone language and literature, contemporary France, cinema, and more. All courses are taught entirely in French.

Overview

The French Department provides its students with a thorough training in French language and culture, enabling them to interact freely and easily with French native speakers in all areas of linguistic competency. Students at the Middlebury College acquire an active command of written and spoken French, and discover and appreciate French and Francophone cultures. In addition to building linguistic and cultural competence in all students, we seek to provide more advanced students with the analytical skills necessary to understand the expressions and manifestations of these cultures through the study, in French, of literature, cinema, history, the arts, and the social sciences.

Finally, since we believe that direct contact and experience with the French-speaking world in and beyond the classroom are inseparable from these goals, we also encourage students to take advantage of the opportunities afforded them for study in French-speaking countries.

Goals

  • Students, both majors and non-majors, should use French actively in all courses throughout the sequence, and language skills will be assessed at all levels.
  • Students should be able to study in different fields and disciplines using French.
  • Students should have the opportunity to study in a French-language culture. Majors are expected to study abroad, preferably for a full year. A student's academic program should include course work at one of the country's post-secondary academic institutions. We expect all students abroad to make a serious attempt to improve their linguistic and cultural skills.
  • Majors should pursue a balanced and coherent program of study among language, literature and culture, and between the historical and the contemporary .
  • Majors should form some acquaintance with Francophone literatures and cultures.  
  • Majors should graduate with active competence in French.
  • Senior work should involve independent research, reading, and reflection in the context of a senior seminar or independent project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beginning French Part One
  • Beginning French Part Two
  • Beginning French Part Three
  • Accelerated Beginning French
  • Intermediate French 
  • Identity in French Literature  
  • Communities in Fren Culture
  • From Romanticism to Modernism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in French
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
109
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Essay: Middlebury admissions requires an application essay. 
    • Two Teacher Recommendations: Allow ample time for teachers to complete their recommendations online by the deadline.
    • School Report, Counselor Recommendation, and Transcript
    • Senior Grades: All applicants should request that their counselor send midyear grades
    • Application Fee: Our $65 application fee is nonrefundable.
    • English Proficiency Test: Middlebury accepts a number of English proficiency tests for students whose first language is not English or whose secondary education has been at a school where English is not the primary language of instruction. 
    • Additional Materials: You will be able to upload additional materials directly to your student portal. We cannot guarantee that any additional materials submitted beyond what is required will be reviewed by our admissions readers, but we make every effort to read or view all materials sent to us. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57880 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57880 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
Student Activity Fee:  $436

Funding

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