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Graduate Online/On-Campus Courses in French and Francophone Studies

Course Title: French Business and Culture

Course Code: FR-5164, CRN: 19671 (On Campus) CRN: 19672 (Online/Virtual Class EST)

Credit Hours: 3

Instructor: Richard Shryock, Associate Professor of French

Semester: Spring  (Current Timetable of classes)

Restrictions: Available to ALL Classes

Tuition Rates: $842.50 (per credit) Virginia Residents, $1,642.25 (per credit) Non-Virginia Residents  See Current Rates and Reduced Tuition for K-12 Teachers in VA Here

Description: A variable content course exploring the intersections of language and culture in the French and Francophone business worlds. Special emphasis on developing and perfecting highly advanced language skills and a mastery of specialized vocabulary, in French, for professional settings. May be repeated with different content for up to nine hours of credit. Graduate standing required and advanced language skills in French, as determined by the instructor.

What do you need to apply for Non-degree Programs?

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with minimum of 3.0 GPA. Include scanned copy of your college transcripts with your online application, then you may need to arrange for an official copy to be sent to us after you receive an offer of admission. 
  • TOEFL or IELTS (For all non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. permanent residents). Learn more about testing requirements.

When to apply?

Any time before one week of classes begin  (See Acedemic Calendar)

How to apply for Non-degree Programs?

Questions? 

Vinodh Venkatesh, Director of Graduate Studies, vinodhv@vt.edu

Course Title: Writing in Franco-World

Course Code: FR-5344, CRN: 90147  (On Campus) CRN: 90143  (Online/Virtual Class EST)

Credit Hours: 3

Instructor: Medoune Gueye, Associate Professor of French

Semester: Fall (Current Timetable of classes)

Restrictions: Available to ALL Classes

Tuition Rates: $842.50 (per credit) Virginia Residents, $1,642.25 (per credit) Non-Virginia Residents  See Current Rates and Reduced Tuition for K-12 Teachers in VA Here

Description: A comparative and thematically oriented study of works by writers of the Francophone world, including North Africa, the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Canada, and Europe. Literary, theoretical, and socio-cultural implications of novels, drama, poetry, and essays of writers of the 20th century. Issues of literary aesthetics, postcolonialism, feminism, identity, race, and history as they are manifested in the texts. May be repeated with different content for up to nine hours of credit. Graduate standing and advanced language skills in French, as determined by the instructor.

What do you need to apply for Non-degree Programs?

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with minimum of 3.0 GPA. Include scanned copy of your college transcripts with your online application, then you may need to arrange for an official copy to be sent to us after you receive an offer of admission. 
  • TOEFL or IELTS (For all non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. permanent residents). Learn more about testing requirements.

When to apply?

Any time before one week of classes begin  (See Acedemic Calendar)

How to apply for Non-degree Programs?

Questions? 

Vinodh Venkatesh, Director of Graduate Studies, vinodhv@vt.edu

Course Title: Composition, Stylistics, and Verbal Analysis

Course Code: FR-5174 , CRN:  90151 (On Campus) CRN:  90150  (Online/Virtual Class EST)

Credit Hours: 3

Instructor: Alexander Dickow, Associate Professor of French

Semester: Fall (Current Timetable of classes)

Restrictions: Available to ALL Classes

Tuition Rates: $842.50 (per credit) Virginia Residents, $1,642.25 (per credit) Non-Virginia Residents  See Current Rates and Reduced Tuition for K-12 Teachers in VA Here

Description: Comparative study of linguistic style in literacy and other types of writing in French. Discursive and rhetorical analysis of written texts, using a range of methodological approaches. Theory and practice of professional writing in French-language contexts, including practices specific to various domains of business, law, policy, and media. Pre: Graduate Standing.

What do you need to apply for Non-degree Programs?

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with minimum of 3.0 GPA. Include scanned copy of your college transcripts with your online application, then you may need to arrange for an official copy to be sent to us after you receive an offer of admission. 
  • TOEFL or IELTS (For all non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. permanent residents). Learn more about testing requirements.

When to apply?

Any time before one week of classes begin  (See Acedemic Calendar)

How to apply for Non-degree Programs?

Questions? 

Vinodh Venkatesh, Director of Graduate Studies, vinodhv@vt.edu

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