French Culture and Civilization I (3) French history and culture from the Middle Ages until the French Revolution.
FR 331 French Culture and Civilization I (3)
This course, which fulfills the Humanities requirement within the Bachelor of Arts degree, will present a survey of French culture and civilization from the Middle Ages up to the French Revolution. The course aims to familiarize students with the major events and themes in French history of this period; prominent artistic and other cultural developments; and French social and daily life. Students will gain a rich appreciation of this time period through frequent exposure to web sites, films, music and other audio-visual materials. Taught in French, the course also aims to help students develop further facility in written and spoken French through a combination of readings, writing assignments, class lectures, conversation and in-class activities. The course is designed as a complement to the French literature survey sequence. In addition, it serves as an important basis for 400-level language, literature and culture courses. The course will be offered every semester or every other semester.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.