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Modern Languages and Cultures - French Immersion

Philippe Chavasse, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-3158,

The following students are excluded from this immersion:
International Studies students who are focusing on French language and area studies
Fluent native speakers of French

This immersion introduces students to the language, customs, and cultural aspects (history, art, literature, politics, anthropology, and music) of French-speaking countries. The immersion consists of three language courses or, with permission, two language courses and one culture course. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register.

Choose three consecutive language courses:
   MLFR-201    Beginning French I
   MLFR-202    Beginning French II
   MLFR-301    Intermediate French I
   MLFR-302    Intermediate French II
   MLFR-401    Advanced French I
   MLFR-402    Advanced French II
With MLC faculty adviser permission, one of the following culture courses may be substituted for one of the sequential language courses:
   MLFR-351    French Films and Hollywood
   HIST-270    History of Modern France
   HIST-302    Special Topics in History*
   HIST-103    The City in History†

* When the course deals with the history of France and/or Francophone countries

† When the course deals with the history of Paris.