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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to obtain a minimum of 120 credits and a maximum of 130 credits by the end of the fourth year in order to graduate. A year-long study abroad programme carries 10 credits. Each Language Immersion programme carries 5 credits. Students who do not undertake either the year-long study abroad programme or the immersion programme are encouraged to take extra elective courses, provided the total number of credits does not exceed 130.

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

LEVEL 100

                                                                 First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

UGRC 110

Academic Writing I

3

UGRC 120

Numeracy Skills

3

UGRC 141-146

Science and Technology in our Lives

UGRC 150

Critical Thinking and Practical

3

FREN 121

Oral Skills and Informal Written Expression

3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from 2 other assigned Department

6

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15

Note: Students to choose any 2 courses (6 credits) of the UGRC

 

 

                                                                Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

UGRC 110

Academic Writing I

3

UGRC 120

Numeracy Skills

3

UGRC 141-146

Science and Technology in our Lives

3

UGRC 150

Critical Thinking and Practical

3

FREN 122

Oral Skills and Formal Written Expression

3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from 2 other assigned Department

6

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15

Note: Students to choose any 2 courses (6 credits) of the UGRC

 

 

LEVEL 200

                                                                     First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

UGRC 210

Academic Writing II

3

UGRC 220-238*

Introduction to African Studies 

3

FREN 231

Reading Skills        

3

FREN 233

Listening Comprehension and Grammar

3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from 2 other assigned Department

6

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15

Note: Students to choose UGRC 210 or UGRC 220-238* (3 credits)

 

 

                                                                    Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

UGRC 210

Academic Writing II

3

UGRC 220-238*

Introduction to African Studies

3

FREN 232

Oral Expression

3

FREN 234

Written Expression and Grammar

3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from 2 other assigned Department

6

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15

Note: Students to choose UGRC 210 or UGRC 220-238 (3 credits)

 

 

LEVEL 300 

MAJOR: At least 24 credits by the end of the academic year

COMBINED: At least 15 credits by the end of the academic year

MINOR: At least 6 credits by the end of the academic year

 

                                                                First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

FREN 371

French Grammar & Intermediate Translation I

3

FREN 373

French & Francophone Literature

3

Other Subjects

Any ONE Course from the other assigned Department

3

 

Electives

 

FREN 351

Gender in Francophone African Fiction

3

FREN 353

The Age of Enlightenment and African Development

3

FREN 355

Teaching French as a Foreign Language I

3

FREN 357

Business French I: The Bank, Secretarial Services and Companies

3

FREN 361

French for International Relations I: Operations of

International Organisations                

3

FREN 363

French for the Hospitality Industry I: The Establishment and First Contacts

3

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15


 

 

                                                                  Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

FREN 372

French Grammar & Intermediate Translation II

3

FREN 374

Text-based Oral Expression

3

Other Subjects

Any ONE Course from the other assigned Department

3

 

Electives

 

FREN 352

Francophone African Drama and Poetry

3

FREN 354

Topics in Nineteenth Century French Literature

3

FREN 356

Teaching French as a Foreign Language II

3

FREN 358

Business French II: Purchasing, Sales and Accounting

Services                                  

3

FREN 362

French for International Relations II: Social Issues

3

FREN 364

French for the Hospitality Industry II: Customer Care

3

FREN 370

Language Immersion I

5

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15

 

 

 

LEVEL 400

MAJOR: At least 30 credits by the end of the academic year

COMBINED: At least 15 credits by the end of the academic year

                                                                        First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

FREN 481

French Grammar & Semi-Specialised Translation I

3

FREN 483

French and Francophone Literature II

3

 

Electives

 

FREN 450

Long Essay/Creative Writing

4

FREN 460

Study Abroad        

6

FREN 461

Special Author: French Literature

3

FREN 463

Introduction to the Linguistics of French

3

FREN 465

Teaching of French as a Foreign Language III

3

FREN 467

Business        French       III:       Transport,        Insurance,

Telecommunication and Telephony

 

3

FREN 471

French for International Relations III: Economic Issues

 

3

FREN 473

French for the Hospitality Industry III: Marketing Tourism Products 

 

3

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15

 

 

                                                                    Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

FREN 482

French Grammar & Semi-Specialised Translation II 

3

FREN 484

Text-Based Oral Presentation

3

 

Electives

 

FREN 462

Special Author: Francophone Literature

3

FREN 464

Semantics and Syntax of French

3

FREN 466

Teaching French as a Foreign Language IV 

3

FREN 468

Business French IV: Advertisement and Customer Care

 

3

FREN 470

Language Immersion II

5

FREN 472

French for International Relations IV: Political Issues

3

FREN 474

French for the Hospitality Industry IV: Tour Guiding

3

 

Minimum Credits Required 

15