French

Program Overview
Placement
Courses
Study Abroad
Faculty

Program Overview
The French Language Program at UCSC offers students a variety of opportunities to learn or improve their French and to learn about the French and Francophone world. Students with an interest in French can major in Language Studies, Literature or Global Economics. Numerous study-abroad opportunities in France are available through the UC Education Abroad Program (EAP). Our program is student-centered and interested in promoting the study of the French language and culture across the curriculum.
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Language Courses
The French program offers courses from beginning to advanced levels. All courses are in French unless noted otherwise.

INTRODUCTORY
French 1 -- generally offered every quarter (check schedule of classes for offering).
French 2, 3 -- offered every quarter.

INTERMEDIATE
French 4 -- offered every quarter.
French 5 -- generally offered every quarter (check schedule of classes for offering).
French 6 -- usually offered winter and spring quarters (check schedule of classes for offering).

ADVANCED
French 108 -- French Cinema (check schedule of classes for offering).
French 111 -- La stylistique. Focused on the development of advanced writing skills, both analytical and creative. Offered every other year.
French 114 -- La phonetique du francais. Offered every other year.
French 120 -- French linguistics. Introduction to linguistic analysis of French, including syntax, semantics, morphology, phonology, and variation.
French 125A -- Histoire et civilisation, XIXe siecle. Offered every other year.
French 125B -- Histoire et civilisation, XXe siecle. Offered every other year.
French 130 -- French for Professions.
French 136 -- La francophonie. Offered every other year.
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Study Abroad
It is highly recommended that students take advantage of the Education Abroad Program in France. For more information and other study opportunities abroad, contact the International Programs Office, Classroom Unit Bldg., Room 105. Tel. 831-459-2858 or visit the website: http://oie.ucsc.edu.
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Faculty
Renée Cailloux, M.A., San Jose State University
19th and 20th century French literature, 19th century short story, French cinema, culture and society, French Business
Office location: 105 Cowell College
Office hours: TBA

Bryan Donaldson, Ph.D., Indiana University
Word order variation in second-language French and historical French through the lens of information structure, discourse analysis, and sociolinguistics
Office Location: 137 Humanities Bldg 1
Office Hours: TBA

Matthew Gervase, M.A., CSU Long Beach
19th and 20th century French Literature, Translation Studies, French Cinema 
Office Location: 115 Humanities Bldg 1
Office Hours: TBA

Greta Hutchison, M.A., University of Oregon.
Foreign language pedagogy, second language acquisition, 20th century French history and civilization
Office Location: 101 Cowell College
Office Hours:  TBA
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(l-r): Greta Hutchison, Matthew Gervase,
Angela Elsey, Bryan Donaldson,
Arnaud Bergerol and Renée Cailloux