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FLF (Foreign Language - French)
315
009895
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
French Civilization and Culture
French Civilization & Culture
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Foreign Languages & Literature (16FL)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Every Year
Fall 2018
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
Course Attribute(s)
GEP (Gen Ed)

If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dudley Marchi
Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture2020Non/a
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: FLF 202

Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
16FLLBAFrench Language & LiteratureRequired
16FRNCHMFrench minorRequired
French civilization and culture from its origins to the modern period. Reading and discussion of the social, cultural, economic and political structures of France, including its geography, history, music, art and national consciousness.

GEP review for HUM


No

Is this a GEP Course?
Yes
GEP Categories
Global Knowledge
Humanities
Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 
Examine and interpret French history and culture.
 
 
Quiz and exam questions
Sample quiz question - What was the political role of art during the reign of Louis XIV?
 
 
Analyze and interpret important cultural achievements of France.
 
 
Quiz and exam questions
Sample exam prompt: What prompted the eighteenth-century "philosophes" to develop the enlightenment ideas that led to the creation during the French Revolution of the national motto "liberté, égalité, et fraternité?"
 
 
Explain and evaluate the French human experience in historical contexts.
 
 
Exam questions
Sample exam question: Examine how the working class is depicted in literature and art in the mid-nineteenth century by analyzing Charles Baudelaire’s prose poem, “Le Gâteau” and Honoré Daumier’s painting, “Le Wagon de troisième classe.”
Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
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Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 
Identify, describe, and analyze aspects of French cultural institutions, practices, and products.
 
 
Sample quiz question – Compare and contrast the reigns of Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI.
 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 
Compare and contrast historical conditions, political events, and geographical features
that have shaped the societies of France and the U.S.
 
 
Sample exam question - How did geography impact the history of France and of the United States? Give three specific examples for each country; comparing and contrasting each example.
 
 
Analyze the historical conditions and political settings that influence ideas in French literature and art.
 
 
Sample exam question: How did the July Revolution of 1830 influence Eugène Delacroix to paint “La Liberté Guidant le peuple?" Analyze the subject matter and artistic style of the painting to support your thesis.
 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
100%
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 
No restrictions.
 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 
n/a
 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 
Prerequisite: FLF 202
 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 
French language skills acquired in FLF 202 or transfer equivalent.
Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 
See attached syllabus.
 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 
See attached syllabus.
 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 
See attached syllabus.
Course is part of the instructor's normal teaching load.

See attached syllabus.


Student Learning Outcomes

1) Examine and interpret French history and culture.

2) Analyze and interpret important cultural achievements of France.

3) Explain and evaluate the French human experience in historical contexts.

4) Identify, describe, and analyze aspects of French cultural institutions, practices, and products.

5) Compare and contrast historical conditions, political events, and geographical features that have shaped the societies of France and the U.S.

6) Analyze the historical conditions and political settings that influence ideas in French literature and art.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Participation25%Preparation and participation. See syllabus.
Homework30%Weekly Homework Assignments & Quizzes. See syllabus.
Multiple exams45%Exam 1, 20% and exam II, 25%. See syllabus.
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
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n51ls801 (Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:39:42 GMT): In clarity, concision and conformity to regulation, I've never seen a better syllabus. Not surprising given the author but worth noting nonetheless.
aeherget (Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:23:48 GMT): AECHH: Uploading updated syllabus at instructor's request via email August 4, 2018.
aeherget (Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:43:43 GMT): AECHH: Uploading updated syllabus at instructor's request via email to correct electronic hosting statement. 9/12/2018
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