Courses & Programs

Topics in French [C]



PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: ENG 101

An examination, in English, of French-speaking cultures that are of special interest to the Humanities or Hospitality and Tourism student. In different semesters, this course will focus on European or non-European (North American, Caribbean, South Pacific, African and Asian) Francophone cultures. Each semester, specific geographical areas will be explored to reveal the rich cultural diversity of the French-speaking world. Aspects to be studied include history, symbols, human and natural resources, family and social structure, religion and philosophy, education, fine arts and cultural achievements, economics and industry, politics and government, science, sports and games, national foods, and national language. Examples from literature, music, art, and film are used to illustrate topics under discussion. Prerequisite: ENG 101