French Linguistics and Second Language Learning & Teaching


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.

  • Core Courses (12 units)

    • Courses in French:
      FREN 561  French Linguistics
      FREN 567  Topics in French Linguistics
    • 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/Second Language
  • 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
  • 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 ProgramsFREN 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.