French

Graduate Programs

Description

Students may pursue the Master of Science in French (Secondary Teaching) or the Master of Science Community College Track in French. The Department of World Languages & Cultures offers graduate courses in French for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT in French) degree. The MAT program is designed for those who want to teach at the secondary level but lack certification. 

Majors

Program Locations Major / Total Credits
French Education MS MS - Master of Science
  • Mankato
34 / 34
French MS MS - Master of Science
  • Mankato
34 / 34

Policies & Faculty

Policies

Admission

Complete the general admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and Research. Applicants must possess French oral proficiency at a level of advanced low on the ACTFL proficiency scale or equivalent (contact department for information). A writing sample in French, a personal statement in English summarizing experiences and professional goals that apply to the MS degree in French, and two letters of recommendation, one from an undergraduate instructor or academic advisor should be forwarded to the Department Chair. 

Graduate Study Abroad

Graduate credit can be earned in French on department-sponsored Study Abroad Programs conducted at institutions in France. For more information, consult the Department of WorldLanguages & Cultures. 

Contact Information

227 Armstrong Hall
Department of World Languages & Cultures
College of Arts & Humanities

Department (507) 389-2116
https://link.mnsu.edu/french

Faculty

500 Level

Credits: 3-4

A survey of the historical, philosophical, literary, and artistic development of France from the beginning to the present.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 2-4

Systematic review of French grammar.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 2-4

Study of current vocabulary, terminology, and practices used in the business world. Study of developments affecting the French business, industrial, and agricultural communities.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 2-4

Study of France's position in the European Economic Community and of the development of French business law with an emphasis on the obligations and rights of business people, the classification and organization of the various types of companies, the emission of contracts, and other documents.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-3

Practice in descriptive, narrative, and expository writing. Acquisition of vocabulary and advanced grammatical structures.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

Practice in advanced conversational skills.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-3

In-depth study of different aspects of contemporary French civilization.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

In-depth study of an author, genre, movement, theme, or period.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

Study of the major authors, works, and movements of two successive centuries of French literature.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

Study of the major authors, works, and movements of two successive centuries of French literature.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

Study of the major authors, works, and movements of two successive centuries of French literature.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-6

Topics will vary. Study for credit must be approved by the department prior to departure.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-6

Prerequisites: none

600 Level

Credits: 1-3

Visits to the major churches, cathedrals, castles, monuments, museums, and neighborhoods in and around Paris.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 2

Methods and tools of literary research.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

Topics will vary.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-3

Topics will vary. May be repeated.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-3

Topics will vary. May be repeated.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-3

Topics will vary. May be repeated.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-6

Topics will vary. Study for credit must be approved by the department prior to departure.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-6

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 3-6

Prerequisites: none