FREN 3515 Contemporary France

3 hours; 3 credits

An exploration of the major features of contemporary French society and other French-speaking European cultures from 1945 to the present with particular attention to developing an understanding of the concepts of cultural identity and difference within the changing European context. Discussions and frequent writing assignments using a variety of approaches and supplementary materials from the French print, broadcast, and electronic media. Field trips to museums and cultural events. May be taken concurrently with or after French 2018 or 2024. Qualifies as a LOTE (Language Other Than English) course for Pathways College Option purposes.

Prerequisite: French 1030 or permission of the chairperson.


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