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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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MLL 322 - Cinema for French Composition

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. Writing of essays at an advanced level.

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 3102.
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. Students will be familiar with major creative minds, periods, and genres of France and other French speaking regions throughout the world.  They should be able to relate the works and genres to the socio-historical contexts in which they developed
  2. They will acquire knowledge of the cultural diversity in the French speaking world while developing an appreciation of the Francophone cultural contributions to the body of diverse world cultures such as literature, art, music , cinema, and history.
  3. Students will also be taught critical thinking, critical theory, and analytical methods that are reinforced by their languages skills.
  4. Students will be taught cultural ethnic diversity, and other forms of diversity such as gender issues
  5. 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.  This will prepare them for their none future workplace.

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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