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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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MLL 321 - Cinema for French Conversation

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Use of French and Francophone films as a basis for classroom discussion and for instruction in language proficiencies in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in various contexts and situations. French/Francophone life, language and culture through the writing of essays.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better; and MLL 222.
Equivalent Quarter Course: MLL 3101.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1.  Oral Communication:  Students will be taught to communicate with and listen to others by expressing their own ideas, listening, and responding to others’ views and ideas in an open-minded and respectful way.
  2.   Written Communication: Students will be able to express themselves with a fair amount of sophistication, integrating research information while giving adequate credit to the sources used.
  3.   Major texts:  Students will be familiar with major creative texts and other cultural productions, such as art, music, cinema, and history.  They will also learn Critical Thinking, critical, and analytical methods that are reinforced by their language skills.  They should be able to relate a variety of cultural productions to the socio-cultural contexts in which they developed.
  4.  Multicultural Diversity:  Students will demonstrate that they have acquired the knowledge of ethnic cultural diversity, and other forms of diversity such as gender, while developing an appreciation of contributions to the body of diverse cultural productions suc as art, music, cinema, and history.
  5.  Social Justice and Sustainability: Students will be able to act responsibly and recognize the historical and individual perspectives vs the global.  Students will demonstrate knowledge of global barriers to equality and social justice, identify and critically access social, cultural, historical, political, national, and/or global inequalities while acquiring the knowledge of multicultural diversity.  Students will be able to use multiple forms (essay, research, creative expression) and mediums of communication to investigate, participate in, and/or critique social justice movements in an open-minded and respectful manner.

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.

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