Sep 18, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Program Map: World Languages Certificate, French Option


If you follow this program map, you can complete this certificate in four semesters.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map that works for you.  To earn a Certificate of Achievement in this field of study, you must achieve a minimum 2.0 (‘C’) grade point average on the courses listed below.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for certificate completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
FREN 1103 - French I  (must be completed with a ‘C’ or better or have instructor approval to progress to the next FREN course) 3
French Elective.  Select two courses from the following:
FREN 1001 - French for Communication I  
FREN 1031 - French Pronunciation  
FREN 2041 - French - Introduction to the Arts  
FREN 2071 - French History and Geography Introduction  
FREN 2421 - French Culture Comparisons  
2
Total Credit Hours 5

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
FREN 1213 - French II  (must be completed with a ‘C’ or better or have instructor approval to progress to the next FREN course) 3
FREN 1313 - French III  (must be completed with a ‘C’ or better or have instructor approval to progress to the next FREN course) 3
French Elective.  Select one course from the following:
FREN 1001 - French for Communication I  
FREN 1031 - French Pronunciation  
FREN 1201 - French for Communication II  
FREN 1301 - French for Communication III  
FREN 2041 - French - Introduction to the Arts  
FREN 2071 - French History and Geography Introduction  
FREN 2421 - French Culture Comparisons  
1
Total Credit Hours 7

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Visit Career Services to explore career opportunities associated with this certificate.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
FREN 1413 - French IV  (must be completed with a ‘C’ or better or have instructor approval to progress to the next FREN course) 3
FREN 2113 - Intermediate French I  (must be completed with a ‘C’ or better or have instructor approval to progress to the next FREN course) 3
French Elective.  Choose one course from the following:
FREN 1001 - French for Communication I  
FREN 1031 - French Pronunciation  
FREN 1201 - French for Communication II  
FREN 1301 - French for Communication III  
FREN 1401 - French for Communication IV  
FREN 2041 - French - Introduction to the Arts  
FREN 2071 - French History and Geography Introduction  
FREN 2421 - French Culture Comparisons  
1
Total Credit Hours 7

Milestone

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • If entering the workforce after graduation, visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
FREN 2213 - Intermediate French II   3
French Elective.  Select one course from the following:
FREN 2143 - French Civilization and Culture  
FREN 2320 - International Work and/or Study Seminar  
FREN 2330 - French International Seminar and/or Field Studies  
FREN 2413 - French Translating  
FREN 2433 - French Cinema and Conversation  
FREN 2533 - Advanced French Conversation  
3
Total Credit Hours 6

Milestone

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation and to discuss how these courses may also be applied toward the requirements for an associate degree in French.