Jun 17, 2018  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2009-2010 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

French Concentration (A.A.)

Program: Concentration A.A.
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Classroom-Medical Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ilcs

 The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Acquire a basic foundation in language skills and a solid basis for further study in the language;
  • Demonstrate the ability to examine stereotypes and to respond in culturally appropriate ways in everyday situations in the target culture;
  • Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity.

The college’s Associate of Arts program serves as an intermediate step toward completion of a baccalaureate degree. The requirements encompass approximately the first half of the bachelor’s degree program offered by the sponsoring department. See Part 5  for complete requirements for related bachelor’s degree.

Requirements for the Associate of Arts

Credits in IPFW General Education Area I:(9)

  • COM 114 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • ENG W131 Elementary Composition I (or equivalent), with a grade of C or higher
  • Quantitative Reasoning course (except MA 101), with a grade of C or higher
  • Credits in IPFW General Education Area II, including one science course with a scheduled laboratory Credits: 6
  • Credits in IPFW General Education Area III Credits: 6
  • Credits in IPFW General Education Area IV Credits: 6
  • Credits in the first year of a foreign language Credits: 8
  • Credits in a concentration with a grade of C or higher in each course (see below) Credits: 15–21
  • Additional credits in approved elective courses Credits: 4–12

    Total with a graduation GPA of at least 2.00  Credits: 60–63

Concentration Requirements

In addition to the courses listed below, you must complete MA 153 or 168 or STAT 125 for your IPFW General Education course in Quantitative Reasoning. If you plan to continue for a bachelor’s degree with a major in French, see Part 5  for B.A. requirements.