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French, Minor

Requirements

Earn this minor in conjunction with any UVU Bachelor Degree Major offered. The minor consists of 18 credits of Upper Division coursework (3050 required). For more information contact the Language Department advisor.

Total Program Credits: 18

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Complete ENGL 2010 and 30 hours of college-level courses other than French with a minimum GPA of 2.0
  2. Complete lower division French courses (1010, 1020, 2010, and 202G) or receive the equivalent through experiential credit (does not apply to native speakers).
  3. Students with significant residency abroad should register for French 3050 as a first course toward the minor.
  4. Be admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
Discipline Core Requirements: 3 Credits
  FREN 3050 Advanced French 3
Elective Requirements:    15 Credits
Complete 15 credits from among the following:  15
  FREN 3030 French Composition and Conversation (3.0)  
  FREN 3040 Introduction to Literary Genres in French (3.0)  
  FREN 3200 Business French (3.0)  
  FREN 351G Culture and Civilization to 1700 (3.0)  
  FREN 352G Culture and Civilization from 1700 (3.0)  
  FREN 3610 French Literature to 1700 (3.0)  
  FREN 3620 French Literature from 1700 (3.0)  
  FREN 4200 Advanced Business French (3.0)  
  FREN 4500 Advanced Writing in French (3.0)  
  FREN 490R Special Topics in French (3.0)  
  LANG 3000 Language and Culture (3.0)  
or LANG 481R Language Internship (1.0)  
or LANG 4200 Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language (3.0)  
or LANG 490R Special Topics in Languages (1.0)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of Baccalaureate Degree.
  2. A minimum grade of "C" must be earned in all minor courses.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
FREN 3050* Advanced French 3
  Semester total: 3
Notes: *Based on experience/placement. See advisor for more information
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
FREN Elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) French course 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
FREN Elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) French course 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
FREN Elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) French course 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
FREN Elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) French course 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
FREN Elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) French course 3
  Semester total: 3
  Degree total: 18

Department

Name:

Languages and Cultures

Location:

CB 306

Telephone:

801-863-8518

Email:

Amelia.Riding@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/lang

Chair:

Sara Ulloa

Chair UVU Email:

ulloasa@uvu.edu

 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Languages and Cultures at Utah Valley University is to prepare students to interact effectively in a global community by acquiring competent communicative skills, and developing sensitivity toward cultural differences. By engaging with linguistic and cultural artifacts such as history, literature, and contemporary social structures and systems, language and culture students learn to think critically and behave ethically as they mature in linguistic and cultural literacy. This department prepares students to enter the global work force, further graduate studies and enjoy lifelong enrichment.

 
 

Languages and Cultures

  • Administrative Contact: Amelia Riding, Admin II
  • Telephone: 801-863-8518
  • Email: Amelia.Riding@uvu.edu
  • Mail Stop: 167
  • Administrative Contact: Sally Walker, Admin III
  • Telephone: 801-863-7232
  • Email: Sally.Walker@uvu.edu
  • Mail Stop: 167
  • Advising: Sarah Lindsey
  • Telephone: 801-863-7629
  • Email: SarahL@uvu.edu
  • Program Coordinator Contact: Dan Hoffman, ASL & Deaf Studies
  • Telephone: 801-921-4371
  • Email: DHoffman@uvu.edu
  • Program Coordinator Contact: Alex Yuan, Chinese
  • Telephone: 801-863-5199
  • Email: gyuan@uvu.edu
  • Program Coordinator Contact: Walter Temple, French
  • Telephone: 801-863-7262
  • Email: walter.temple@uvu.edu
  • Program Coordinator Contact: Jeff Packer, German and  Russian
  • Telephone: 801-863-8626
  • Email:  packerje@uvu.edu
  • Program Coordinator Contact: Yasuko Saito, Japanese
  • Telephone: 801-863-5650
  • Email: SaitoYa@uvu.edu
  • Program Coordinator Contact: Jorge Nisguritzer, Spanish
  • Telephone: 801-863-8231
  • Email: nisgurjo@uvu.edu

 

The Language Lab, located at LA 003g, is open Monday-Friday and offers a variety of resources for students to practice language skills and get help using computers & software, tutoring one-on-one, in groups and watching DVD movies. To schedule appointments with tutors, call 801-863-7257.

 
 

Faculty

Dale Boam(2006)

Assistant Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Sociology, University of Utah; J.D., Northeastern University School of Law

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Gregory Briscoe(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Spanish, Utah State University; M.A., Spanish, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Spanish, University of Pennsylvania.

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Ana Chaparro(2010)

Lecturer

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Spanish Translation, M.A., Spanish Peninsular Literature, Brigham Young University.

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Tammy Christensen(2013)

Lecturer

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., M.A., French Studies, Brigham Young University.

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Mari De Dios(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Psychology, Colombia College; M.B.A., Business, Stevens Henagar College.

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Bryan Eldredge(1998)

Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Program
Coordinator, Deaf Studies

B.A., English, M.A., Linguistics, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Linguistic Anthropology, University of Iowa.

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Debora Ferreira(2001)

Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Language and Literature, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil; M.A., Ph.D., Romance Languages, University of Georgia.

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Jamie Hardman(2015)

Lecturer

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



A.A., American Sign Language, Salt Lake Community College, B.A., Deaf Studies, Utah Valley University, M.A., Deaf Studies/ Languages & Human Rights, Gallaudet University.

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Dan Hoffman(2012)

Instructor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Communicating Studies, Gallaudet University; M.S., Dean Studies/Deaf Education, Ed.D., Deaf Studies, Lamar University.

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Benjamin Jarashow(2009)

Lecturer

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., M.A., Deaf Studies, Gallaudet University.

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Douglas Jensen(2000)

Associate Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Spanish, M.A., Languages and Literature, University of Utah; Ph.D., Spanish American Literature, University of Iowa.

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Ana Lopez-Aguilera(2014)

Assistant Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., English, M.A., Spanish, University of Malaga; M.A., Ph.D., Spanish, University of Nebraska.

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Jorge Nisguritzer(2007)

Assistant Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Spanish, Weber State University; M.A., Spanish Literature, Ph.D., Languages & Literature, University of Utah.

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Jeffrey Packer(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., German Teaching, M.A., German Literature, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., German Studies, University of Cincinnati.

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Yasuko Saito(2015)

Lecturer

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Spanish, Brigham Young University, M.A., Asian Studies, Seton Hall University.

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Walter Temple(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., French, Elon College; M.A., French Literature, American University; Ph.D., Romance Studies, University of Miami.

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Sara Ulloa(2003)

Associate Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Department Chair, Faculty



B.A., Spanish Translation and Communications, M.A., Spanish Linguistics, Brigham Young University.

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Jason Wilber(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., Spanish, M.A., Hispanic Linguistics, Brigham Young University.

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Travas Young(2010)

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.S., Geography, College of Natural Resources; M.A., Linguistics, Gallaudet University.

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Guofang Yuan(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Languages & Cultures
Faculty



B.A., English Language and Literature and Teaching, Shanghai Teachers’ University; M.A., English Teaching, Beijing Normal University; Ph.D., Educational Policy, Cleveland State University.

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