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Course Catalog

French Society and Culture

This course offers an overview of the history of French civilization – its history (specifically the French Revolution), its political institutions and its long tradition of excellence in the arts – but focuses on the relevance of France in the world today, as a leader within the European Union and also as a nation at odds with itself, as it were, struggling with its postcolonial heritage, permanent unemployment of more than 10 percent, doubts about national identity and the mounting threat of terrorism from within its borders.

Core Curriculum Designation: BB
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0