B.A. - French Culture Studies

B.A. - French Culture Studies

DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH CULTURE

 

Additional admission requirements

Entrance exam in French.

The following will be exempt from taking the entrance test in French:

  • Holders of a matriculation certificate from France or from another French speaking country.
  • Applicants who have earned a grade of 80 or more in French at a level of 4 or 5 study units in an Israeli matriculation certificate.
  • Holders of an Israeli matriculation certificate without a grade in French, who are graduates of the Department's preparatory courses ("Mechina") in French: a grade of 90 in a course for advanced students or a grade of at least 85 in a language improvement course (expression in writing, oral expression).
  • Students with no knowledge in French and who would like to study in the "French Culture in Hebrew" program.

 

Study Program

Lectures are delivered in French or in Hebrew, depending on the program of study.

One of the following options is to be chosen as the study framework:

One may specialize in French in one of the following eight tracks:

  • For Francophone students (native French speakers):

1. Expanded (mourhav)

2. Structured Double Major (dou-rashi mouvné)

3. Unstructured Double Major (dou-rashi lo-mouvné)

  • For Non-Francophone students with 4 or 5 study units at Bagrut:

1. Expanded (mourhav)

2. Structured Double Major (dou-rashi mouvné)

3. Unstructured Double Major (dou-rashi lo-mouvné)

  • For Non-Francophone students with little or no prior knowledge of the French language:

1. Structured Double Major French Culture in Hebrew (dou-rashi mouvné Tarbut Zarfat b'Ivrit)

2. Unstructured Double Major French Culture in Hebrew (dou-rashi lo-mouvné Tarbut Zarfat b'Ivrit)

 

Expanded

This track exempts students from specializing in another department.

46 credits, including 3 seminars (6 annual hours)

Courses in literature, culture, sociolinguistics, and grammar

For non-Francophone students: Proficiency courses for improving mastery of the language

 

Structured Double Major – in conjunction with the departments of Arabic, Comparative Literature, English Linguistics, English Literature, History, and Information Science

25 credits, including 2 seminars (4 annual hours)

Courses in literature, culture, sociolinguistics, and grammar

For non-Francophone students: Proficiency courses for improving mastery of the language

 

Unstructured Double Major – in conjunction with another department in the Faculty of Humanities (Arabic, Classics, Comparative Literature, English Linguistics, English Literature, General Philosophy, History, Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Music), and most other departments in the University

27 credits, including 2 seminars (4 annual hours)

Courses in literature, culture, sociolinguistics, and grammar

For non-Francophone students: Proficiency courses for improving mastery of the language

 

Structured Double Major French Culture in Hebrew – in conjunction with the departments of Arabic, Comparative Literature, English Linguistics, English Literature, History, and Information Science

25 credits, including 2 seminars (4 annual hours)

Obligatory language courses (Beginners, Advanced, Written and Oral Expression)

Courses in literature, culture, and sociolinguistics

 

Unstructured Double Major French Culture in Hebrew – in conjunction with another department in the Faculty of Humanities (Arabic, Classics, Comparative Literature, English Linguistics, English Literature, General Philosophy, History, Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Music), and most other departments in the University

27 credits, including 2 seminars (4 annual hours)

Obligatory language courses (Beginners, Advanced, Written and Oral Expression)

Courses in literature, culture, and sociolinguistics

 

Teaching certificate in French

These studies are presently being conducted at Tel-Aviv University and at Beit Berl College.

 

Combined Study Track for Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

The combined study track For Bachelor's and Master's degrees allows outstanding students to complete their BA and MA degrees in a study track without a thesis, within 4 years.

Admission Requirements:

  • Students in the expanded track only, who will complete the first or second year of their BA studies with a grade average of at least 85.
  • Whoever begins BA studies and has advanced potential (matriculation grade average and psychometric score).

Structure of the track:

Starting from the third year of BA studies, students participating in the program will take MA courses at a scope of 6-8 annual hours.

In the fourth year, subject to fulfillment of all the conditions and acceptance by the Master's Degree Committee, the students will be regarded as MA students.

Upon completion of three full years of study, and provided they meet all BA requirements, the students will be eligible for a Bachelor's degree. The students will receive confirmation of eligibility for a Master's degree (and a teaching certificate) upon completion of the fourth year, provided they have fulfilled all the requirements.

 

French as a Foreign Language (for those not specializing in French)

The Department of French Culture conducts language courses at various levels for students outside the department, in accordance with students' areas of specialization.

Beginners – 4 annual hours.

Advanced – 4 annual hours.


For more information, refer to the Department of French Culture website.

 

Last modified: 27/07/2017