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2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Modern Foreign Language, BA


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Contact:

Amy Wyngaard

Professor of French

314 H.B. Crouse

315-443-5496

aswyngaa@syr.edu

Student Learning Outcomes


1. Speaking:  Students can express themselves in the two chosen languages on a number of subjects of practical and intellectual relevance.  They can engage in conversations on complex ideas and are able to narrate and describe in the major time frames

2. Reading:  Students can comprehend the main ideas and supporting details of complex narrative and descriptive texts

3. Listening:  Students can comprehend a broad range of subjects of practical and intellectual relevance

4. Writing:  Students can write narrative and descriptive texts using different tenses and expressing their points of view

5. Literary/Cultural Competence:  Students can describe and compare the literatures and cultures associated with the two chosen languages

Major Requirements


The major requires 36 credits in courses numbered 202 and above in two of the following languages: French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. Normally students will take 18 credits in each of the two languages. However, they may petition to take 21 credits in one language and 15 in the other.

Students may be able to petition to pursue courses in a language other than French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. Students interested in this option should consult with the Modern Foreign Language advisor as early as possible.

Modern Foreign Language majors are strongly encouraged to spend a semester or a year abroad.

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