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Department of French and Italian

Certificate in Global French

Students on Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 requirements GLBFRNACRT

Requirements

The certificate requires at least 24 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. French language.
    1. Fourth-Semester French. Three (3) credit hours:
      • FRIT-F 250 Second-Year French II: Language and Culture
      • FRIT-F 265 Accelerated Second-Year French (maximum of 3 credit hours can apply toward the requirement)
    2. Language and Linguistics. Three (3) credit hours:
      • FRIT-F 313 Advanced Grammar
      • FRIT-F 314 Creative and Critical Writing in French
      • FRIT-F 315 The Sounds and Rhythms of French
      • FRIT-F 316 Conversational Practice
      • FRIT-F 401 Structure and Development of French
      • FRIT-F 402 Introduction to French Linguistics
      • FRIT-F 474 Thème et version
  2. Intercultural Understanding.
    1. Culture through Literary Expression.
      1. Introductory Course in French/Francophone Studies. Must be completed on the Bloomington campus. One (1) course:
        • FRIT-F 300 French and Francophone Studies: Introduction
        • FRIT-S 300 French and Francophone Studies: Introduction-Honors
      2. French Literature. One (1) course:
        • FRIT-F 305 Stage and Page
        • FRIT-F 306 Fiction and Poetry
        • FRIT-F 375 Thèmes et perspectives littéraires et culturels
        • FRIT-F 410 French Literature of the Middle Ages
        • FRIT-F 413 French Renaissance
        • FRIT-F 423 Seventeenth-Century French Literature
        • FRIT-F 435 Enlightenment Narrative
        • FRIT-F 436 Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau
        • FRIT-F 443 Nineteenth-Century Novel
        • FRIT-F 445 Nineteenth-Century Drama
        • FRIT-F 446 Nineteenth-Century Poetry
        • FRIT-F 451 Literature and the Arts in French Studies
        • FRIT-F 455 Le Roman au 20e siècle
        • FRIT-F 456 La Poésie au 20e siècle
        • FRIT-F 459 Le Théâtre au 20e siècle
        • FRIT-F 467 French Beyond the Hexagon
    2. General Culture and Film. One (1) course:
      • FRIT-F 222 Media Studies in the Francophone World
      • FRIT-F 225 French Culture: Topics
      • FRIT-F 226 French Society: Topics
      • FRIT-F 227 French Style: Topics
      • FRIT-F 310 Francophone Culture: Topics
      • FRIT-F 311 French/Francophone Studies Through Film
      • FRIT-F 361 La France médiévale (jusqu\'à 1500)
      • FRIT-F 362 Renaissance et Révolution
      • FRIT-F 363 La France Post-Révolutionnaire
      • FRIT-F 364 La France Actuelle
      • FRIT-F 424 Ideas and Culture in Seventeenth-Century France
      • FRIT-F 450 Culture and Society in French Studies
      • FRIT-F 460 La francophonie nord-américaine
      • FRIT-F 461 Cinéma et Culture: La France/la Francophonie contemporaine
      • FRIT-F 463 Civilisation française
      • FRIT-F 467 French Beyond the Hexagon
  3. France and French in the World.
    1. Courses Inside the Department of French and Italian. Three (3) credit hours:
      • FRIT-F 222 Media Studies in the Francophone World
      • FRIT-F 225 French Culture: Topics
      • FRIT-F 226 French Society: Topics
      • FRIT-F 227 French Style: Topics
      • FRIT-F 310 Francophone Culture: Topics
      • FRIT-F 311 French/Francophone Studies Through Film
      • FRIT-F 317 French in the Business World
      • FRIT-F 361 La France médiévale (jusqu\'à 1500)
      • FRIT-F 362 Renaissance et Révolution
      • FRIT-F 363 La France Post-Révolutionnaire
      • FRIT-F 364 La France Actuelle
      • FRIT-F 375 Thèmes et perspectives littéraires et culturels
      • FRIT-F 401 Structure and Development of French
      • FRIT-F 460 La francophonie nord-américaine
      • FRIT-F 461 Cinéma et Culture: La France/la Francophonie contemporaine
      • FRIT-F 463 Civilisation française
      • FRIT-F 467 French Beyond the Hexagon
      • Additional course approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies
    2. Courses Outside the Department of French and Italian. Three (3) credit hours:
      • AAAD-A 304 Black Paris
      • ANTH-E 300 Culture Areas and Ethnic Groups (Approved topics: "ISLAM IN AND OUT OF AFRICA" (TPC 39))
      • ANTH-E 309 Problems in African Ethnography (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • ARTH-A 322 Romanesque and Gothic Art
      • ARTH-A 340 Topics in Modern Art
      • ARTH-A 341 Nineteenth-Century European Art
      • ARTH-A 423 Romanesque Art
      • ARTH-A 440 Nineteenth-Century Painting I
      • ARTH-A 441 Nineteenth-Century Painting II
      • CMLT-C 363 Black Paris
      • EURO-W 301 Modern European Politics and Society
      • HIST-B 356 French Revolution and Napoleon
      • HIST-B 357 Modern France
      • HIST-B 366 Paris and Berlin in the 1920s: A Cultural History
      • HIST-J 300 (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • HIST-J 301 Seminar in History for Teachers (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • LING-L 315 Introduction to Sociolinguistics (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • MSCH-F 398 National and Transnational Cinemas (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • POLS-Y 335 Western European Politics
      • POLS-Y 350 Politics of the European Union
      • Additional course with approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies
      • MUS-M 401 HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF MUSIC I
  4. Electives. Additional courses, as needed, to complete requirements.
    • FRIT-F 396 Foreign Study in French
    • Additional course(s) from the Courses Inside the Department of French and Italian list
    • Additional course(s) from the Courses Outside the Department of French and Italian list
    • Additional course(s) from the French Literature list
    • Additional course(s) from the General Culture and Film list
    • Additional course(s) from the Language and Linguistics list
  5. 400–499 Level Residency. One (1) course to be taken on the Indiana University Bloomington campus (may be fulfilled by a course taken for a requirement above):
    • FRIT-F 401 Structure and Development of French
    • FRIT-F 402 Introduction to French Linguistics
    • FRIT-F 410 French Literature of the Middle Ages
    • FRIT-F 413 French Renaissance
    • FRIT-F 423 Seventeenth-Century French Literature
    • FRIT-F 424 Ideas and Culture in Seventeenth-Century France
    • FRIT-F 435 Enlightenment Narrative
    • FRIT-F 436 Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau
    • FRIT-F 443 Nineteenth-Century Novel
    • FRIT-F 445 Nineteenth-Century Drama
    • FRIT-F 446 Nineteenth-Century Poetry
    • FRIT-F 450 Culture and Society in French Studies
    • FRIT-F 451 Literature and the Arts in French Studies
    • FRIT-F 455 Le Roman au 20e siècle
    • FRIT-F 456 La Poésie au 20e siècle
    • FRIT-F 459 Le Théâtre au 20e siècle
    • FRIT-F 460 La francophonie nord-américaine
    • FRIT-F 461 Cinéma et Culture: La France/la Francophonie contemporaine
    • FRIT-F 463 Civilisation française
    • FRIT-F 467 French Beyond the Hexagon
    • FRIT-F 474 Thème et version
  6. Courses Taught in French. At least 18 credit hours for the certificate must be completed in courses taught in French.
  7. Certificate GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. Certificate GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the certificate—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    2. Certificate Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the certificate.
    3. Certificate Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    4. Certificate Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

Certificate Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

  • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
  • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts in French (FRENBA)
  • Minor in French (FRENMIN)
  • [Name unavailable] (FFGSACRT)

Exceptions to and substitutions for certificate requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.