French Linguistics and Second Language Learning & Teaching

Tara Hashemi standing in front of winning poster

Tara Hashemi, 2014 SLAT Best Poster award and COH Outstanding GAT

Students will complete their coursework for this option by choosing 4 courses from the Core Course options (12 units) and 6 courses from the Electives (18 units) as listed below. Substitutions may be allowed, subject to approval by DGS. Up to 3 thesis units of FREN 910 may count toward the 30 units required. Thesis units (FREN 910) may not be combined with Internship units (FREN 593) or Independent Studies units (FREN 599) but they may be taken in addition. A minimum of 18 units must be in courses taught in French. 

Part 1
Core Courses (12 units)

Courses in French:
FREN 561 French Linguistic
FREN 567 Topics in French Literature

Courses in English:
FREN 578 Multiliteracies in L2/FL Classroom: Theory, Research, and Practice
FREN 579 Issues/Methods in Post-Second Foreign Language Teaching/Learning
FREN 581 Technology and Foreign Language Learning
FREN 587 Testing and Evaluation in Foreign Language Learning
FREN 587 Testing and Evaluation in Foreign/Second Language

Part 2
French Studies courses (9 units)

FREN 540 Topics in French Literature
FREN 542 French Narratives and Film
FREN 543 Contemporary Francophone Literature and Cinema
FREN 544 Topics in French Culture
FREN 545 Francophone Cultures and Traditions
FREN 547 Topics in Francophone Studies
FREN 550 French Cultural & Literary History: Renaissance to Revolution
FREN 551 French Cultural & Literary History: Revolution- World War II
FREN 552 French Cultural & Literary History: Contemporary France (20th-21st)
FREN 553 Literature in Context: Focus on a Historical period

Part 3
Electives (9 units)

Courses in French:
FREN 532 French Translation
FREN 533 Business French 1
FREN 534 Business French 2
FREN 563 Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpretation

Courses in English:
FREN 574 Conceptualizing, Designing, and Directing Foreign Language Programs
FREN 583 Materials Design
FREN 584 Second/Foreign Language Learning and the Web
FREN 586 Language Learning in Study Abroad Contexts
FREN 593 Internship

At the student's discretion and with the DGS's approval, 3 units of electives may be taken in FREN, LING, LRC, SLAT, or a related field. 

See Degree Requirements for detailed information about completing your Masters In French and Francophone Studies.